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Gov. Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State mourns departed Ekiti Speaker, Afuye

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 Gov Babajide Sanwo Olu of Lagos State mourned the passing of the Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly Mr Funminiyi Afuye on Thursday Afuye died on Wednesday in a brief illness at the age of 66 In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary Mr Gboyega Akosile in Ikeja Sanwo Olu described Afuye APC Ikere 1 as one of the illustrious sons of Ekiti He said Afuye contributed immensely to the growth and development of Ekiti during his lifetime The governor said that the deceased was a principled politician progressive loyal trustworthy and a committed member of the ruling APC in Ekiti He said the lawyer and rights activist turned politician spent his life in the service of humanity of Ekiti and of Nigeria Afuye served as a Commissioner for Information lawmaker and later Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly Sanwo Olu also commiserated with his Ekiti counterpart Mr Biodun Oyebanji the former governor of the state Dr Kayode Fayemi and the entire members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly on the death of the former speaker He urged Gov Oyebanji the deceased s family friends and the entire people of Ekiti to preserve the legacy of the deceased by immortalising the good name and the struggle of the deceased speaker On behalf of the people and government of Lagos State I sympathise with Ekiti State governor Mr Biodun Oyebanji and the entire people of the state on the demise of the Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly Mr Funminiyi Afuye Afuye was a committed public officer who served Ekiti passionately and selflessly in different capacities He did his best for Ekiti as a member of the executive and legislative arms of government He was also a committed member of our great party the All Progressives Congress APC till his death I pray that God grants the soul of Afuye eternal rest and comfort the immediate and political families and the people of Ekiti he left behind Sanwo Olu said NewsSourceCredit NAN
Gov. Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State mourns departed Ekiti Speaker, Afuye

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State mourned the passing of the Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Mr Funminiyi Afuye on Thursday.

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Afuye died on Wednesday in a brief illness at the age of 66.

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Chief Press Secretary

In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile in Ikeja, Sanwo-Olu described Afuye (APC-Ikere 1) as one of the illustrious sons of Ekiti.

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He said Afuye contributed immensely to the growth and development of Ekiti during his lifetime.

The governor said that the deceased was a principled politician, progressive, loyal, trustworthy and a committed member of the ruling APC in Ekiti.

He said the lawyer and rights activist, turned politician spent his life in the service of humanity, of Ekiti and of Nigeria.

Commissioner for Information

Afuye served as a Commissioner for Information, lawmaker and later Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly.

Biodun Oyebanji

Sanwo-Olu also commiserated with his Ekiti counterpart, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, the former governor of the state, Dr Kayode Fayemi and the entire members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly on the death of the former speaker.

He urged Gov. Oyebanji, the deceased’s family, friends, and the entire people of Ekiti to preserve the legacy of the deceased by immortalising the good name and the struggle of the deceased speaker.
 

Lagos State

“On behalf of the people and government of Lagos State, I sympathise with Ekiti State governor, Mr Biodun Oyebanji and the entire people of the state on the demise of the Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Mr Funminiyi Afuye.

“Afuye was a committed public officer who served Ekiti passionately and selflessly in different capacities.

All Progressives Congress

“He did his best for Ekiti as a member of the executive and legislative arms of government.

He was also a committed member of our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) till his death.

“I pray that God grants the soul of Afuye eternal rest and comfort the immediate and political families and the people of Ekiti he left behind,’’ Sanwo-Olu said.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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