By Our Reporter
Governor Bassey Otu says the death of the former Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu SAN, is a great loss as he was a library of ideas and patriotism.
Otu speaking on the death of the former president of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA on Thursday in Calabar, said, “The passing on of Governor Akerdolu is a great loss for our country as he was a library of ideas, patriotism and equity.
“As a governor and an accomplished legal intellectual, he championed equity, fairness and justice not just for the various sub-nationals that make up our great country, but for every Nigerian.
“As saddened as I am and my administration, we take solace in the fact that Governor Akeredolu lived a life of impact, and advocacy for the common good and has left a legacy of exemplary conduct and democratic ideals for all to emulate.
“I am also saddened at the death of the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ghali Na’Abba.
“He will be remembered for his courage and commitment to the ideals of democracy and representative governance.
“I extend my deepest condolences to the families of the both deceased and the Governments and peoples of Ondo and Kano States, respectively.”