Makinde Mourns Lekan Are
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has described the death of a former President of the Government College, Ibadan, Old Boys Association, Dr. Lekan Are as a huge loss to Oyo State, the education sector and the media.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, says Dr. Are left indelible marks of greatness on the sands of time.
He added that the late industrialist would be greatly missed in different sectors of the economy.
Governor Makinde commiserated with the good people of Oyo State, the Are family, GCI Old Boys Association,The Punch and other associates and prayed that the good Lord grants them the fortitude to bear the loss.