Ogun East Senator -elect , Otunba Gbenga Daniel has expressed sadness over the passing of the Dagburewe of Idowa, Oba Yinusa Oladele Adekoya.
This is contained in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Monday and personally signed by Daniel.
” Though he passes on at a very ripe age, we would have preferred to have him on this side of eternity for longer.
“His invaluable service to humanity in general and Ijebuland, in particular, would be sorely missed.
“My heartfelt condolences to the Awujale of Ijebuland, His Royal Highness, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, CFR, on this painful demise of his long-standing lieutenant.
” I also extend my commiseration to the Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun on the loss of this great loss of a foremost traditional ruler in the state.
“My sincere prayer is that God Almighty will grant Oba Adekoya’s family, the good people of Idowa and the entire Ijebu sons and daughters the strength to graciously cope with this loss, ” he said.