Ex-deputy Gov, Arapaja Commiserates With Alaafin’s Family, Oyo Govt Over Monarch’s Demise
Peoples Democratic party (PDP) Deputy National Chairman South, Ambassador Taofeek Oladejo Arapaja has described the late monarch Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty Oba Lamidi Adeyemi Atanda as a great man of valour who outstandingly preserved Yoruba culture and traditions throughout his reign.
Arapaja in a press release signed by his Director of News Media and publicity, Bamitale Ibrahim made available to news men in Ibadan, emphasized that the demise of the great Monarch is a rude shock.
“Baba has been a great advocate of Yoruba developments, unity and progress for many years both within and outside the shores of the country, and would be greatly missed.
Late Alaafin, a lover of of his people, his impacts on our journey, as a dedicated monarch and advocate of Yoruba race can never be overemphasized.
Oba Lamidi was indeed a great father of all irrespective of race or Interests.
Ambassador Taofeek Oladejo Arapaja expresses his deepest condolences to the family of the deceased, the entire Yoruba council of Obas, Oyo State Government and the entire Yoruba race for this great loss.
He also pray that, may Almighty Allah give the family, sons and daughters of Oyo Land, the entire state and the nation the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss.