…Says FG Proud Of Diya’s Legacy
By Chibuike Nwabuko
Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has eulogised the late Lieutenant General Oladipo Diya, saying he served his country with integrity and forthrightness.
Osibanjo also said the Federal government was proud of Diya’s legacy.
Sundiata Post recalls that Lt.-Gen. Oladipo Diya died on March 26, at the age of 79.
Osinbajo stated this during a condolence visit to the family of the late elder stateman in Lagos on Friday.
In his words; “We are extremely proud of him; we are extremely proud of the legacy that he left and we are extremely proud of all that he was able to achieve in his lifetime.”
“So, we are here to condole his family and I also pray for his family that he will remain blessed and that the Lord God Almighty will strengthen the family at this time. I pray that they also will even be greater than the great Gen. Oladipo Diya, their father.”
According to Osinbajo, the late General Diya was “a very down-to-earth, honest, and straightforward human being”.
In the condolence register, Osinbajo wrote that Diya demonstrated a rare ability to manage men and materials effectively.
He also wrote that Diya built trust because he trusted others and served with integrity and forthrightness.