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SENATE NEWS: Senate President Condoles Gov. Fashola over Dad’s death



LEGISREPORTS NG – President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has sent a message of condolence to the Executive Governor of Lagos State Babatunde Raji over the demise of his father Pa Ademola Fashola.


This was contained in a statement issued on Monday by Chief Press Secretary to the Senate President, Mr. Paul Mumeh.


Senator Mark in the condolence to the governor, government and people of Lagos state noted that Pa Fashola lived an eventful and accomplished life worthy of emulation.


He said : “I received the news of the death of your beloved father with shock and sadness at a time his wealth of experience and wisdom is most needed. I am however consoled that your father lived an exemplary life and left a legacy of selfless service to the community.


“Your track record of achievements especially your excellent performance as the governor of Lagos State bears eloquent testimony that your father left a legacy of integrity and excellence.


“I can only urge you to continue in that stead and live up the billing as a further testimony that Pa Fashola lives.”


Senator Mark stated that history will be kind to Pa Fashola for his meritorious services and contributions to the development of the community especially in Lagos State adding “Pa Fashola will surely be given a pride of place when history especially that of Lagos State is written”.


He therefore enjoined the government and people of Lagos State particularly the bereaved family to take solace in the fact that Pa Fashola left positive footprint on the sand of time.




This report was prepared by our reporter in Abuja.


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