Otun Olubadan, Oloye Alabi Mourn Late Lekan Are
Late Dr. Lekan Are has been described as a rare gem and a wonderful person.
The prominent businessman died at the University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan on the 18th of this month.
Speaking with Radio Nigeria, the Otun Olubadan, Senator Lekan Balogun described Dr. Are as an industrious man, who contributed immensely to the growth of Ibadanland and nation at large.
In his reaction, an alumnus of the deceased’s Alma-Mata, Government College Ibadan, Oloye Lekan Alabi said though the news was saddening, but death is inevitable for every man, praying that God would cause his soul to rest in peace.
Dr. Lekan Are who was an agronomist and a director with Punch Newspaper, Kakanfo Inn and University Press PLC died at the age of 86 years.