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‘A Star Cut Short In His Prime’, Makinde Condoles family Of Late OYHA Member, Popoola During His Visit






The Oasis Reporters




July 17, 2022

 

 

 

 

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde (right) and Mrs. Zainab Popoola, widow of the deceased member of the House of Assembly, Hon Ademola Popoola, during the governor’s condolence visit to the family in Ibadan. PHOTO: Oyo Gov’s Media Unit.

 

 


Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, signing the condolence register, during his visit to the family of the late member representing Ibadan South-East State Constituency II, Hon. Ademola Popoola. PHOTO: Oyo Gov’s Media Unit.

 


From right, Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde; Mrs. Zainab Popoola, widow of the late member representing Ibadan South-East State Constituency II, Hon. Ademola Popoola; the deceased’s younger brother, Niyi Popoola and the Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly; Hon. Debo Ogundoyin, during the governor’s condolence visit to the Popoolas, in Ibadan. PHOTO: Oyo Gov’s Media Unit.

 




pledges support for family

 



Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Friday, described the late member representing Ibadan South-East Constituency II, Hon. Ademola Olusegun Popoola, as a great son of Oyo State and a star cut short in his prime.






The governor stated this when he paid a condolence visit to the family of the deceased lawmaker, who died at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, on Tuesday, after a brief illness.





A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the governor commiserated with the Popoola family, pledging to enrol his two children into his personal foundation such that whether or not he is in government, the support will not cease.




The governor, who signed the condolence register opened for the 46-year-old lawmaker, wrote: “This is a star cut short of his prime and a great son to Oyo State. May Honourable Popoola’s soul rest in peace. Amen.”




On the entourage of the governor were the Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Debo Ogundoyin; Chief of Staff, Hon. Segun Ogunwuyi; Chairman Advisory Council, Senator Hosea Agboola and the Special Adviser (Strategy and Political Matters to Governor Makinde, Hon. Babs Oduyoye.




Others were the Executive Assistant on Administration, Rev. Idowu Ogedengbe and some members of the Oyo State House of Assembly, among others.




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