A former Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Senator Monsurat Sunmonu has expressed great sadness over the demise of the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi. former Governor of Oyo State.
In a statement she personally signed on Friday, the former Speaker said she received news of Ajimobi’s death with a heavy heart.
“We worked closely during his first term as Governor and were able to record landmark achievements. As a result of which the name Ajimobi is forever etched in Oyo state history.
“As I write, I can hear Gov. Ajimobi saying “Madam Speaker, o ti tun de. Se awon House sha wa okay? Joor mi o fe wahala House o.”
“During his life, Gov. Ajimobi had the opportunity to enter the Ka’bah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. May Allah who afforded him that grace use the same favour to forgive all his shortcomings and accept Gov. Ajimobi into Al-Jannah Firdaous. May He also provide the Ajimobi family- to whom I offer my deepest condolences- the fortitude to bear this loss.
“Oyo State has indeed lost a statesman!” Sunmonu said.