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Makinde, in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, in Ibadan on Monday, said the late Sarkin Hausawa would be sorely missed, asserting that Zungeru had been like a father to him since their paths crossed some years ago.

The governor, who was speaking at a special Thanksgiving Service to mark the 66th birthday of the presiding Pastor of Livingspring Chapel International, Pastor Femi Emmanuel, held at the Livingspring Chapel International, Dominion City, Aduloju, Ibadan, said that his government has invested heavily in security more than any of the previous governments in the state.

It maintained that part of the land, which was designed as a recreation centre since the creation of Bodija Estate, was used to build a mosque and a church, while the government is only converting the remaining land to a modern recreation facility in line with the master plan.

He commiserated with the immediate family of the artiste, the Iseyin community and the entertainment industry on what he described as the demise of a truly great ambassador of Oyo State.