BY OLA AJAYI
IBADAN—Former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd) has described the late Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Abdul-Azeez Arisekola-Alao as an exemplary philanthropist who would be difficult to forget in a hurry.
The retired military President said this when he paid a condolence visit to the deceased’s family at their Basorun, Oluwo-Kekere residence, Ibadan.
He arrived the residence of the late business mogul around 10:54 am with his entourage.
Babangida who was received by former Minister for Youths and Sports, Professor Taoheed Adedoja, Dr. Oba Otudeko, and former governor of Oyo State, Dr Omololu Olunloyo, wrote in the condolence register that; “On behalf of myself, family and delegation, we are here to convey our condolence to the Arisekola family. I spoke with him two weeks before his demise and he promised to see me immediately he came back. I didn’t know that Allah had another plan for him.”
While welcoming the visitors, Dr Otudeko noted that; “Arisekola was a unique individual who impacted many lives before his death.”