Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has commiserated with the family of Hon. Abubakar Magaji Olawoyin and the 9th Kwara State House of Assembly over the death of the House Leader, describing the incident as sad and shocking.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Rafiu Ajakaye and made available to newsmen in Ilorin
“I commiserate with the Emir of Ilorin Dr. Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, his immediate and extended family, the entire people of Magaji Ngeri/Ilorin Central State Constituency. I especially send our condolences to the House whose Leader Olawoyin was until his death this morning. We will miss in him a grassroots politician, a core party man, and a great lawmaker who truly distinguished himself as the Leader of the 9th House of Assembly,” the Governor said.
“I pray Almighty Allah, the Oft-Forgiving and the Merciful, to forgive and grant Hon. Olawoyin al-Jannah Firdaus and comfort his family.”
Also, the Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu has described the death of the House Leader, Hon Abubakar Magaji Olawoyin as a sad development.
Rt. Hon. Engr. Danladi-Salihu said, Hon. Olawoyin was a veteran and grassroots politician whose experience is behind the successes and major achievements recorded by the Ninth Legislature.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the speaker, Sheu Abdulkadir Yusuf, and made available to newsmen in Ilorin.
“I have lost in Hon. Abubakar Magaji Olawoyin, a brother, reliable colleague, a core progressive and a lover of his people, he would be sorely missed especially for his contributions to the legislature and the development of his constituents”.
“My condolence goes to the Olawoyin’s family, the good people of Ilorin Central state constituency, my colleagues at the Assembly, and Kwarans in general, may Allah comfort us all”
The Speaker prayed to Allah to grant Hon. Abubakar Magaji Olawoyin Aljanat Fridaous and give his family the fortitude to bear the loss.
Until his death in the early hours of today, Hon. Abubakar Magaji Olawoyin was the Leader of the Kwara State House of Assembly the Ninth Legislature.