LAGOS ASSEMBLY: Lawmakers Commiserate With Fashola Over Father’s Death
LEGISREPORTS NG – Lagos State House of Assembly Monday commiserated with the state Governor, Babatunde Fashola on the demise his father, Alhaji Ibrahim Ademola Fashola who died on Monday at the age of 76.
Speaking during plenary, Speaker of the House, Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji craved the indulgence of his colleagues to commiserate with the Governor over the “great loss.”
Hon. Ikuforiji urged his colleagues to be personally available for the burial, which according to him was slated for today (Tuesday), assuring members that details of the burial rites would be sent across to them and the staff.
Earlier, some of the lawmakers while reacting to the demise of Fashola, said the death of the governor’s father was a great loss, praying to God to grant the Governor the fortitude to bear the loss.
In his contribution, Hon. Saka Fafunmi representing Ifako Ijaiye Constituency 1 said, “It was unfortunate that it happened during the month of Ramadan. He was a good ambassador of peace and we are going to miss him.
“I did not know that he was old because of his good look and stature. I pray that God Almighty will give Governor Fashola the fortitude to bear the loss,” Hon. Fafunmi prayed.
His counterpart from Epe constituency 2, Hon. Segun Olulade said he received the news with rude shock, saying it’s a great loss to the House and the entire state.
Hon. Olulade who is also the Chairman, House committee on Information, Publicity, Security and Strategy said Alhaji Demola has been a great and committed leader to the state.
“I pray for the entire members of Fashola the strength to bear the loss because he has contributed immensely to the state. He would be missed for his roles he has played in the state,” he added.
This report was prepared by our reporter in Lagos.