Forum 68 has paid tribute to late former governor of Oyo State, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi, who passed away on June 25, 2020, describing him as a true legend and mentor who lived a live worthy of emulation.
The group’s tribute was contained in a statement issued by the Chairman, Prince Ayodele Abass-Aleshinloye, on Friday.
The statement read: “Ajimobi was an architect of a new order, an erudite leader, a consummate politician who served the pacesetter state with utmost dedication, love and focus to make Oyo State greater than he met it in his eight years of remarkable achievements and giant strides
“It is an understatement to say that our leader, Sen.Abiola Ajimobi lived a fulfilled life and contributed immensely to the affairs and development of Oyo State when he became the Executive Governor of the state between 2011 and 2019.
“He was indeed a multitask development expert with profound intelligence which made him an accomplished administrator of human and natural resources for the betterment of the people of the state and Nigeria in general.
“Despite his death, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi will continue to live in our hearts and in the memory of Oyo State people for his unusual and exceptional unique style of governance that brought peace, growth and development to the state.
“May the soul of “oga wa,” our courageous and highly intelligent leader continue to rest in peace. God grant him Aljanah Fridaus.”