Gov. Dapo Abiodun Mourns As Olowu Joins Ancestors - EDU-BIZNEWS


Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Gov. Dapo Abiodun Mourns As Olowu Joins Ancestors

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has expressed shock at the transition of the Olowu of Owu Kingdom, Oba Adegboyega Olusanya Dosunmu, Amororo II.

Abiodun in a condolence message issued on by his behalf on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin in Abeokuta,described the Oba Dosunmu as “a quintessential monarch, a man of peace and a passionate supporter of development.”

While condoling with the monarch’s immediate family and the people of Owu, the governor said they should take solace in the lasting impact he had on his domain.

He prayed that “God Almighty grants Kabiyesi's soul eternal repose and the people he left behind the fortitude to bear this loss”, the statement surmised.

The State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Afolabi Afuwape had earlier announced the death of the monarch of Owu-Abeokuta kingdom

Afuwape expressed his condolences to the Chiefs and people of Owu over the demise of the First Class Traditional Ruler who passed on Sunday, 12th of December 2021, after a brief illness.

Hon. Afuwape said the State mourns the veteran TV producer who ascended the throne in 2005 as the 13th Olowu after Oba Adewale Adisa Odeleye, Lagbedu 1 who transited to glory in 2003.

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