S’west Governors will give Senator Fasanmi befitting burial —Akeredolu

S’west Governors will give Senator Fasanmi befitting burial —Akeredolu

The Chairman of the South West Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, today described the late Afenifere leader, Senator Ayo Fasanmi as a patriot whose positive exploits will not be forgotten in a hurry. He said said that the Governors from the zone will give him befitting burial. A family statement in the early hours of Thursday, announced the demise of Pa Fasanmi, one of the lieutenants of the…

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We are missing fatherly roles of our late Commissioner Adegbenro —Ondo Nurses

We are missing fatherly roles of our late Commissioner Adegbenro —Ondo Nurses

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo State Chapter of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) led by the Chairman, Comrade Kehinde Olomiye has declared that health workers and the people of the state will greatly miss huge contributions of Dr Wahab Adegbenro to the sector. Adegbenro, until his sudden demise last week, was the state Commissioner for Health and Chairman of the lnter-ministerial Committee Against COVID 19. In a condolence message signed by…

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Adegbenro: We’ve lost a stabilizer, philanthropist —Alex Ajipe, Hon Omolafe Expensive

Adegbenro: We’ve lost a stabilizer, philanthropist —Alex Ajipe, Hon Omolafe Expensive

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Remains of the Ondo State commissioner for health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro have been laid to rest according to Islamic rites today. Late Adegbenro was buried in his hometown, ilara Mokin in ifedore local government area of the state. The burial rites were performed by a team of muslim Clerics led the Chief Iman of Akure, Alhaji AbdulAkeem Yayi Akorede. In his words of admonition, Alhaji Akorede described the late Adegbenro as…

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Why Ajimobi’s Death is a Personal loss to me —Akeredolu

Why Ajimobi’s Death is a Personal loss to me —Akeredolu

By: Adesoji Adetona President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu have condoled the government and people of Oyo State over the passing of their former governor, Abiola Ajimobi, whose contributions to the development of the state, and nation, will always be remembered. In a statement signed by the special adviser to the president on media and publicity Femi Adesina said the President commiserates with the family of the former governor, who served the country as…

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@57: ERELU BISI FAYEMI’S IMPACTFUL ACTIVISM by Ahmed Salami

@57: ERELU BISI FAYEMI’S IMPACTFUL ACTIVISM by Ahmed Salami

57TH BIRTHDAY AND ERELU BISI FAYEMI’S OF IMPACTFUL ACTIVISM By Ahmed Salami The first lady of Ekiti State, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, by her strides and exploits, has become a recognised global citizen. She is not just revered for being the wife of a governor, but reputed for being a productive and politically savvy one. A vivid deconstruction of the trajectory of her existence attested to the fact that she remains a reputed humanist, with her…

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Breaking: Ondo Varsity’s Senior Lecturer dies Mysteriously

Breaking: Ondo Varsity’s Senior Lecturer dies Mysteriously

A Senior lecturer at Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa, Ondo State, Dr Gilbert Ibitola hasreportedly slumped and died The lecturer, aged 58, died in his apartment on Friday His mysterious death has seny fear and anxiety across the campus. According to family sources, the deceased lecturer was not sick before the unfortunate incident. His demise was confirmed by the institution’s branch the Academic Staff Union of Universities . According to a…

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History remembers The Deji of Akureland, Oba Aladetoyinbo

History remembers The Deji of Akureland, Oba Aladetoyinbo

TODAY IN HISTORY On This Day In 2015, Kingmakers elect new Deji of Akure. The then Prince Patrick Kole Aladetoyinbo from Odundun dynasty of Osupa Ruling House was selected by the kingmakers. The monarch later adopted and preferred to be addressed as “Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi (Odundun II)”. An architect by profession, Oba Aladetoyinbo replaced late Oba Adebiyi Adesida who joined his ancestors in 2014. Oba Aladetoyinbo was later the following day presented Staff of…

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Bukola Adetula, SDP, Ondo Assembly mourn ex-Governor Olumilua

Bukola Adetula, SDP, Ondo Assembly mourn ex-Governor Olumilua

OLUMILUA’S DEMISE MARKS THE END OF A POLITICAL ERA- APC GUBER ASPIRANT, BUKOLA ADETULA An All Progressives Congress Governorship Aspirant in Ondo State, Chief Bukola Adetula has commiserated with the people of Ondo and Ekiti states, as well as the immediate family of the Third Republic Governor of the old Ondo State, Ambassador Bamidele Ishola Olumilua, who passed away in the early hours of Thursday, 3rd June, 2020. In a statement signed by him, Adetula…

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What Mimiko says about Ex-Boss Olumilua

What Mimiko says about Ex-Boss Olumilua

Dr Olusegun Mimiko who served as a Commissioner for Health under Evang Olumilua, paid tribute to him after his passage today. DR. OLUSEGUN MIMIKO ON LATE EVANG. BAMIDELE ISOLA OLUMILUA I have just made calls to the immediate family members of my leader, consummate politician, humanist, man of faith, and a lover of the masses, Evangelist Bamidele Isola Olumilua, who passed away in the early hours of today. My words to them were words of…

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Ex-Ondo Governors: Story of Olumilua, Agagu, Mimiko & SDP

Ex-Ondo Governors: Story of Olumilua, Agagu, Mimiko & SDP

A former governor of old Ondo state, Evangelist Bamidele Olumilua is dead. A close member of his family in Ekiti confirmed he died in the early hours of today. Olumilua died at his country home, Ikere Ekiti. The news of Olumilua’s death was broken in the early hours of today by his son, Muyiwa Olumilua who is also the Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation in Ekiti State. Olumilua who was governor of Ondo State…

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