Former Kwara State Governor and President of the 8th Senate Bukola Saraki has expressed sadness and is currently heartbroken over the death of Chief Joel Ogundeji, his two terms Deputy Governor.
Saraki while expressing his sadness on his Social media pages described the late Ogundeji as a steadfast, reliable, and experienced leader and educator.
In his words “I am extremely sad and heartbroken to learn about the passing of Chief Joel Ogundeji, who served as Deputy Governor, in the eight years of my tenure as the Governor of Kwara State.
Throughout his life, which was dedicated to the service of his community, our state, and the country, Chief Ogundeji was a steadfast, reliable, and experienced leader and educator, whose commitment to the development of our state and its people was undeniable in both his words and action.
As we mourn the passing of this great Kwaran, I pray that Almighty God comforts his wife, Mrs. Comfort Ogundeji, and his children; the people of Iwo in Isin LGA; and the entire government and people of Kwara State. He will be dearly missed” Saraki concluded.409