Segun Showunmi in Ibadan
The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde and Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), on Wednesday commiserated with Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, over the death of his father, Dr. Emmanuel Abiodun.
Penpushing reports that Makinde, who expressed his heartfelt condolences to his brother-governor and the entire Abiodun family of Iperu Remo, Ogun State, prayed to God to grant the family the fortitude to bear Papa’s exit.
The Governor stated that though the death of one’s loved one is always painful, saying that the deceased deserved to be celebrated for the good life he lived and the great legacy he left behind., urging Abiodun to take heart and take solace in the indelible marks his father left on earth as a teacher and nation-builder of many decades, and as a devout Christian, who sowed worthy seeds that have continued to bear good fruits in the society.
“I commiserate with my brother, the Governor of Ogun State, His Excellency, Dr. Dapo Abiodun, on the death of his beloved father, Dr. Emmanuel Abiodun, aged 89. While praying to God to grant him and the entire family the fortitude to bear the exit of Pa. Abiodun, I urge him to take heart and take solace in the good life Papa lived and the good legacies he left behind. “As a teacher in the Western Region, Papa contributed meaningfully to building the nation and he sowed worthy seeds, which have become fruitful for the good of humanity.”
Penpushing further reports that, in a related development, the Pentecoastal Fellowship of Nigeria(PFN) in its condolence message, said that though the death of Abiodun’s father might be painful, but the Governor should take solace because his father lived a good life.
The condolence statement by the President of the Fellowship,, Bishop Wale Oke, who is also the Presiding Bishop of The Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Ibadan, prayed that God should grant Abiodun’s family fortitude to bear the loss.
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