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Kehinde Ayoola: Oyo Government Pays Condolence Visit to Family

Oyo State Deputy Governor, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan has led the state delegation on a condolence visit to the family of the State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Kehinde Ayoola who died on Thursday morning.

The Deputy Governor while condoling with the wife of the deceased, Professor Olukemi Ayoola, described the demise of Ayoola as a great loss to the state.

Engineer Olaniyan said late Ayoola was never a dormant member of the state executive but a resourceful and active contributor during state executive meetings.

The deputy governor lamented that Mr Ayoola died when Governor Makinde and his team were trying to reshape and reset Oyo state from where they met it.

Responding on behalf of the family, the son of the deceased, Beel’Oluwawi Ayoola appreciated the government delegation for the visit.

The Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Olubanwo Adeosun, Head of Service, Mrs Amidat Agboola and the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Taiwo Adisa were part of the delegation that paid the visit.

Meanwhile, the government of Oyo State, on Friday, honoured the late Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Hon. Kehinde Ayoola, by flying its flag at half-mast.

Oyo State Flag flown at half mast in mourning of the late Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Hon Kehinde Ayoola

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, gave the directive on behalf of the governor.

The statement further indicated that all state activities were at low-key as a mark of honour to the departed Commissioner.

Iyabo Adebisi

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