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Gov Sanwo-Olu, David Mark mourn former Ekiti administrator, Olurin




The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday, mourned the loss of life of the late former Sole Administrator of Ekiti, retired Brig.-Gen Adetunji Olurin.

DAILY POST had reported that Olurin, who was additionally a former Navy Governor of Oyo State and Subject Commander of ECOMOG Peacekeeping Drive in Liberia, died in LUTH on Aug. 20, died after a short sickness, on the age of 76.

Reacting, Sanwo-Olu, in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, described the late Olurin as a dedicated officer and elder statesman, who served his nation passionately.

He additionally extolled Olurin’s contributions to governance in Oyo state and Ekiti, as navy governor and sole administrator within the two states respectively.

”On behalf of the federal government and folks of Lagos state, I wish to specific my honest and heartfelt sympathy to the household, mates and associates of the late Brig.-Gen Olurin.

”He was a dedicated navy officer. He fought with a number of different patriots for a united Nigeria, in addition to ECOMOG, in his days within the Nigerian military.

”I pray that God will grant him everlasting relaxation and provides his quick household, mates, Nigerian military, the folks of Ilaro and Ogun, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss,” Sanwo-Olu mentioned.

Additionally, former President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark, in an announcement by his Media Aide, Mr Paul Mumeh, expressed deep sorrow over the loss of life of retired Brig.- Gen. Adetunji Idowu Olurin.

Mark defined that the late Olurin was a reliable, dependable and extraordinary officer, who distinguished himself meritoriously within the service to man and nation.

He described Olurin as the most effective and fertile minds, ever produced by the Nigerian Military.

”He was a patriotic officer who believed within the sanctity of peace and unity of the nation.

“He craved for an egalitarian society, the place justice, fairness and equity is the norm.

“His departure presently is unhappy and painful,” he mentioned.

Mark prayed God to grant the late Brig.-Gen., everlasting relaxation and the quick household, the fortitude to bear the loss.

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