Osun Assembly Mourns Senator Isiaka Adeleke

The State of Osun House of Assembly under the leadership of Rt. Hon. Najeem Salaam has described as a rude shock and great loss, the death of the first Executive Governor of the State, Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke, who currently represents Osun West Senatorial District at the National Assembly.

 

In a statement by the Chairman, House Committee on Information and Strategy, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, the Assembly said the death was a great loss to the people of Ede town, Osun West Senatorial District, Osun State, Upper Chamber and the Nigeria in general.

 

The parliament said the death of the federal lawmaker had robbed of the state of one of its grassroots experienced politician and a philanthropist who has entrenched himself in the quest for good governance.

 

Describing the late Senator Adeleke as a politician of repute whose existence was significant to the democratic tenet in the state, the statement notes that the role he played as the first executive governor of the state could never be over-emphasized.

 

“Senator Adeleke was a leader of leaders, a philanthropist par excellence has made significant impacts in the lives of many young ones in Osun and Nigeria as a whole”.

 

“There is no gainsaying the fact that the state has lost one of its most experienced politicians, whose death will no doubt leave a huge vacuum in the pool of experienced politician and democrats in our state.

 

“The state parliament valued the invaluable contributions of Senator Adeleke to the development of our state, and entrenchment of democratic tenets. No doubt, he will be greatly missed”

 

“In the State of Osun parliament, we offer our heartfelt condolences to the immediately family of Senator Adeleke, the people of Ede town, Osun State with particular reference to Osun West Senatorial District, the Senate and Nigeria as a whole.

 

The parliament then prayed that Almighty God to grant everyone affected by the death of the former governor, the fortitude to bear the loss.

 

The State of Osun House of Assembly under the leadership of Rt. Hon. Najeem Salaam has described as a rude shock and great loss, the death of the first Executive Governor of the State, Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke, who currently represents Osun West Senatorial District at the National Assembly.