The former Kwara State deputy governor and Asiwaju of Igosun Land, Chief Deacon Simon Adedeji Sayomi has passed away.
The news of his death was announced by the Igosun Progressive Union late on Wednesday evening, in a statement signed by their National President, Chief R. O. Balogun.
According to Chief Balogun, the former deputy governor breathed his last at his residence around 8pm on Wednesday.
He described the deceased as a great man who loved his people and Community passionately, said “ He never hesitated to contribute his quotas to the development of our Community. That explains the conferment of the prestigious title of the Asiwaju of Igosun on his eminence.
“At IPU We shall sorely missed your robust contributions during the AGM and constant fatherly advice.”
He prayed to Almighty God to grant the people of Igosun Community the fortitude to bear the loss and grant Asiwaju eternal rest.229