By OLA AJAYI
IBADAN—PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has joined other thousands of Nigeria who have been paying condolence visit to the families of late Alhaji Azeez Arisekola, who died last Wednesday in London.
President Jonathan described the death of the late philanthropist as a monumental loss to the nation.
The president was represented by his deputy, Namadi Sambo, who was ushered into the residence of the deceased by Senator Hosea Agboola, Chief Olabode George, Mr. Oba Otudeko, Prince Ajibola Afonja, Alhaji Hazeem Gbolarumi and some children of the deceased, expressed President Jonathan’s condolence message to the Oyo State Government.
Ajimobi, who could not hide his emotion on the loss of Arisekola said “people who knew me know that I hardly cry in public. But Aare is worth crying for, look at his house, look at his children, is there anybody here that Aare has not touched his life?
Tukur, Ajibola, others hold fidau prayer
Meanwhile, former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, Seyi Makinde, a PDP governorship aspirant and other dignitaries yesterday eulogised the late business mogul, as a third-day fidau prayer was held for the repose of his soul.