Late Deji was detribalised, peace loving, says Sulta

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By SundiataPOST, Abuja

 The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has described the late Deji of Akure, Oba Adebiyi Adesida, as an extremely detribalised Nigerian, whose love for peaceful co-existence was unparalleled.

The Sultan said this in a message of condolence the and people of over the death of the monarch.

In the message signed by the Secretary of the Sokoto Sultanate Council, Alhaji Attahiru Hussaini, the Sultan also described the demise of the late Deji as a great loss not only his immediate family or Ondo State, but to the entire country.

He appealed his family, and the entire Nigerians bear the irreparable loss.

The sultan described the late traditional ruler as a very active member of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (NCTRN).

Abubakar recalled the invaluable contributions of the late Deji of Akure during the recent 6th General Assembly of the council, which held in Sokoto.
The statement also quoted the Sultan as extolling the sterling qualities of the deceased towards ensuring sustainable of the nation.

Before his demise, the deceased was the paramount ruler of Akure and the Chairman of the Council of Obas .