The Ondo State Government has announced the death of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Adesina Samuel Ajayi, representing Odigbo Constituency 11.
Dr. Rotimi Adelola, the Secretary to the State Government in a statement, said the death occurred in the course of a protracted battle with Cancer of the Urinary Bladder.
The late speaker during his life time, the statement said,was a bridge builder, a man of integrity and a reliable team player who placed the interest of the state above personal consideration.
“The Ondo state government received the news of the death of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Honourable Adesina Samuel Ajayi with disbelief but in total submission to the will of God. All hopes were that the late Speaker will pull through his health challenge which has seen him taking time off official function for some time.
That death took him at this time can be no less of a shock to the government and people of the State, as the prayers of all was for full recovery,” Adelola said.
The statement added that the Government commiserates with the immediate family of the late Speaker, his colleagues in the state legislature, members of his constituency in Odigbo Local Government Area of the State and indeed the entire people of the state on the sad
“We mourn his passage and can only pray for fortitude and strength from above to bear this irreparable loss,” the statement added