Oni's Commissioner commiserate with Ekiti women, others over deputy governor's death

By Otunba Segun Olarewaju

Former Ekiti State Commissioner for Environment under the Chief Segun Oni-led government, Otunba Segun Olarewaju has commiserated with the entire people of the State, especially women over the death of the Deputy Governor, Mrs Funmilayo Olayinka, describing her death as a tragic loss to the State.

Olarewaju, in a statement issued today, urged the aged parents of the deceased deputy governor, her husband, children, friends, associates, the people of Ado-Ekiti and the entire women in the State to take solace in the inevitability of death to all mortals, saying; "no matter our status and how well we are loved by the people around us, death will always come when it must come."

His words; “Notwithstanding that we share different political view, this is a very sad and painful loss to all of us in Ekiti and we will continue to pray, trusting that God in His infinite mercies will grant her soul eternal rest.

"It is also my prayers that the Almighty God, who Himself is the real comforter will comfort her aged parents, her husband and children, the Ewi-in-council, the entire people of Ado-Ekiti and the entire people of Ekiti State, especially the women."

Otunba Segun Olarewaju