..says, Ilaje Nation felt his loss

Ondo State Deputy Governor Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa led other high profile Ilaje dignitaries, families and associates from all walks of life in honouring the burial of top class politician, lawyer, family man and community leader, Senator Hosea Oladapo Ehinlanwo in Igbokoda, Ilaje Local Government on Saturday .

As one of the leading light of Ilaje Nation, Senator Ehinlanwo represented the good people of Ondo South Senatorial District for two terms ( 2003 – 2011 ), where he left indelible footprints on the sand of time.

During his life time, the season politician made his wealth of experience and knowledge to bear on the various positions he occupied.

Speaking about the late Senator, Ondo State Deputy Governor, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa described him as a beloved leader, father and community leader and noted that the deceased lived a life worthy of emulation even as he prayed to God to grant his soul eternal rest.

“Senator Hosea Oladapo Ehinlanwo was the first man from Ilaje Local Government to become the Senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District” , said Aiyedatiwa.

“He affected the lives of the people of Ondo South positively and his impacts in the 5th and 6th Assembly can never be understimated” .

“To this end, I represented the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN at the final burial ceremony of the Distinguished Senator today amidst top government officials and dignitaries from different walks of life prays that the good Lord grant the family and friends of the deceased the fortitude to bear the loss” , he said.

The well attended burial has Ambassador Sola Iji, Senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Senator Nichols Tofowoma, former Senator, Boluwaji Kunlere, member, Ilaje/Ese-Odo Federal Constituency, Hon Victor Kolade Akinjo, member ODHA Ilaje Constituency 1, Hon Abayomi Akinruntan, Commissioner for Health, Dr Banji Ajaka, former Commissioner of Environment, Hon Funso Esan, Executive Chairman, Ilaje Local Government, Hon Goke Jatuwase, Justice Orimisan Okorisa, Chief Olusola Oke SAN and former OSOPADEC Chairman, Hon Gbenga Edema.

Equally present are, Vice Chancellor, Ekiti State University, Prof Olanipekun, former Caretaker Chairman of Ilaje Local Government, Hon Otito Atikase, Hon Banji Okunomo, Hon Nimbe Tawose, Chief Olomeyegun, S/A To Governor on New Media, Ladi Okunniga and others.

Likewise was the presence of Traditional Rulers led by Amapetu of Mahin, Oba Oluwasegun Akinyomi, Olubo of Obe-Nla, Oba A.K Ikuesan and others.

Kenneth Odusola-Stevenson,
Press Secretary to the Governor
( Office of the Deputy Governor ).

Photo Credit ; Abayomi Adefalu.

Published by WonderLady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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