Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde has eulogized late Pa Isamotu Okesola Ashiru, saying his death has created a political vacuum in the state that will be difficult to fill describing him as a true progressive.
The Governor stated this at the Fridau prayers held for the Late political leader, at his residence in Ijebi-Igbo, Ogun State.
Speaking through his Deputy, Engr. Rauf Olaniyan, who led a delegation to the event on behalf of the governor, he stated that late Pa Isamotu Okesola Ashiru was a unique politician who always stood for the truth reiterating that he was a core progressive who spent his life time to groom many.
Engr. Makinde stressed that though late Pa Isamota Okesola was from Ogun State he however affected many lives positively across the Country, particularly in Oyo state, adding that his good deed will always be remembered.
Engr. Makinde said Oyo State Government, Politicians, Businessmen and women will miss him for he was also an industrious man, who is fondly called Leader.
While praying for the family left behind, the Chief Imam of Ibadan, Alh. Abdul-Ganiyu Agbotomokekere, who was represented by Magaji Baasona of Ibadan, Alh. Imam Nurudeen said Late Pa Isamotu Okesola came, saw and conquered, urged politicians to emulate him adding that death is inevitable but our good deed will always speak after us.
Hon. Babs Oduyoye Special Adiviser Political to the Oyo State governor, Alhaji Lateef Yusuf Senior Special Assistant to deputy governor Political were amongst eminent personalities who was in the state delegation to the event.
Also at the event were former Secretary to the Oyo State Government, Pa Michael Koleosho, Sen. Olufemi Lanleyin, Former Oyo State Speaker, Sen. Mosura Sunmonu and Sen. Olugbenga Kaka amongst others.