The Kwara State Social Democratic Party’s Gubernatorial candidate, Alh. Hakeem Oladimeji Lawal has described the death of
Onijagbo of Ijagbo, His Royal Majesty, Oba Salahudeen Olagunju Adeyeye Fagbemi Obembe II, as shocking, stressing that his demise is coming at a time when Kwara needed his wise counsel the most.
Lawal while reacting to the demise of the revered monarch via a press release signed by the Deputy Director Media and Strategic Communications of the SDP/Hakeem Lawal campaign Organization, Comr. Abdulrasheed Akogun, said “the death of Kabiesi although aged, coming at this time when his wise counsel and father guidance is much needed is shocking and sad.
“I however take solace in the fact that Kabiesi lived a life full of sacrifice, service to humanity and above all a strong advocate of peaceful coexistence and communal development.
“The unprecedented development in Ijagbo, uplift meant of Ijagbo sons and daughters are glowing testament to Kabiesi’s love, dedication and passion for the throne and the town.
“It is on that note I enjoin the immediate family, Ijagbo, Oyun local government and the Kwara State traditional council under the able leadership of the Emir of Ilorin, Sheikh Dr. Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari to take solace in the fact that Kabiesi lived a fulfilling life. May God grant us all the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.