Ajimobi extols virtues of late Balogun

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ISEYIN – Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo has extolled the qualities of the late APC chieftain, Alhaja Ramonta Balogun, describing her as “a very unique politician.”

The   spoke at  the fidau prayer for the  late politician  Iseyin, Oyo ,  on Saturday.

He urged  politicians cultivate the habit of selfless service as demonstrated by the  late Balogun during her lifetime.

The late politician died on May 30 at the Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, after a protracted illness.

Ajimobi further said:  “ met her about 10 years ago  and can say without mincing words that she is the best politician have ever met my political career.

“How do you want describe a woman who you will give money and spend all the money on the people of community;  she will even exceed what is given her.

“She worked tirelessly before emerged and there was way will ever forget that.

“After the election, I asked her what she wanted and she said all she wanted was for us to help develop her  Iseyin community  with a six-lane road which we have now completed.

“She nominated the commissioners from Iseyin and some other of cabinet;  as a sign of respect; we started the six-lane road  we are constructing across Oke- Iseyin as she requested.

“She had never for once asked me for money or any other personal favour; she was such a selfless person, highly committed to her people,’’ he said.

Ajimobi, who led all other of the Executive Council other functionaries to the venue  prayed for the repose of her soul.

Speaking earlier,  a , Alhaji Raimi Amusa, said it was important for all beings  to remember the last day at all times and in all circumstances.

He said that this  would ease the craze for acquisition of wealth and other mundane things. (NAN)