The Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has extended his condolences to the family former Vice Chancellor of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Prof Akinola Muritala Salau who died at the age of 67.
A statement by the Director of the Bureau of Communication and Strategy, Office of the Governor, Mr. Semiu Okanlawon, quoted the governor as expressing the death of the former National Commissioner with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as shocking and sudden.
Aregbesola, who prayed for the repose of Prof Muritala Salau soul, extended his “profound condolence to the immediate family, the government and the entire people of Oyo State.
The governor urged the family to take with equanimity the loss of Prof Salau to death. He said death is an inevitable end for every living being.
Aregbesola said, “One clear lesson is the transience of life itself; it’s not about Prof. Salau, but about the fact that death is a certainty that must come to every living being.
The governor noted that Prof. Salau’s death was not only a loss to his immediate family, but also to the people of Oyo state and the Country at large, who he served as INEC Commissioner.
“It is my fervent prayer that Allah will grant him Aljanah Firdaus and give the people of Oyo State the fortitude to bear the loss. We also pray Allah to comfort his family and give them courage and hope.”