Governor Makinde Mourns Former Labour Minister

By Olubunmi Osoteku

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has mourned the demise of a former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Prince Ajibola Afonja.

The Governor, who described the death of the one-time chairman of the First Bank as shocking, commiserated with the family of the deceased, the people of Oyo Town, and Oyo State in general.

He prayed to God to grant repose to his soul and stand by the family and his community.

“I received the news of the death of a former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Prince Ajibola Afonja, with shock and sadness.

“I condole with the Afonja family of Oyo, the people of Oyo and all residents of Oyo State on the passage of such an illustrious son of the State.

“Prince Afonja was a great ambassador of Oyo State, who promoted the state and made immense contributions to its growth.

“It is my prayer that God grants repose to his soul and grant him Aljana Firdausi.”