Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has commiserated with House of Representatives member and All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain Hon. AbdulGaniyu Olododo over the death of his wife Alhaja Fatimah Abolanle Olododo.
The governor via a press statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye, described her death as a great tragedy.
“It was indeed one tragedy too many. Specifically, His Excellency commiserates with Honourable Olododo on the passing of his dear wife. He also condoles with the Technical Assistant to the Governor on Agriculture Mallam Abdulqowiy Olodo and his siblings on this irreplaceable loss of their jewel of inestimable value who left a legacy of being ,a strong pillar of the family,” the statement read.
“On behalf of his family, the people and government of Kwara State, the Governor prays the Almighty Allaah to grant Alhaja Fatimah Olododo al-Jannah Firdaus and comfort the family she left behind at this sober period. He urges the family, especially Hon. Olododo and the children, to take solace in the impactful life of the deceased.”
The statement came moments after the Governor led top government functionaries to attend the burial rites of Alhaja Fatimah in Ilorin. He was joined by Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi; Senator Yahya Oloriegbe (Kwara Central); Senator Umar Sadiq (Kwara North); Deputy Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly Raphael Adetiba; members of the House; Secretary to the Government Prof. Mamman Sabbah Jibril; and APC caretaker committee chairman Alhaji Abdullahi Samari; amongst other APC chieftains.
The janazah (burial rites) was led by the Chief Imam of Ilorin Sheikh Muhammad Basheer.274