Former Minister of Agriculture and current President of the Africa Development Bank (AFDB) Akinwumi Adesina, took to Twitter this morning to pay a short tribute to his late father, Chief Roland Folorunsho Adesina, who died on Wednesday at the age of 96.
In his tweet, the younger Adesina described his father as bis best froend, stressing “I wouldn’t have been who I am today without your love and sacrifice”
He tweeted: “My darling father and best friend, Roland F. Adesina, passed away yesterday morning. I wouldn’t have been who I am today without your love and sacrifice. Thanks for sending me to school and being a role model. Rest in peace my very dear senior Ombros!”
Newspeakonline reported Wednesday that Chief Adesina died at about 7am at a private hospital in Ibadan after being ill for about 12 days.
The late Chief Adesina was an accountant with the Ogun State Civil Service before his retirement.