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Saraki, an exemplary statesman – Ashafa

By Olasunkanmi Akoni
Senator Gbenga Ashafa,representing Lagos East Senatorial District, has described the late Dr Olusola Saraki as a political giant that left his footprints on the sand of time, and would be remembered for his courage and worthy contributions to nation building.

Ashafa expressed shock and sadness at the death of Saraki, in his condolence message to the bereaved family, noted that the nation had lost another political legend of his time to the cold hands of death.

The senator recalled that, Saraki, a former Senate President has brought new defination, dispensation and ideas into politics since his entry into politics several decades ago, especially in Kwara his home town.

”Saraki died at a time the nation needs the wisdom and wealth of his experience to take Nigeria out of her current challenges ‘The vacuum being created by the death of Saraki, is a big challenge to young politicians to emulate.


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