Ekiti State Governor, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, on Saturday expressed condolences on the passing of a former deputy governor of the state, Bisi Egbeyemi.
Egbeyemi, a renowned teacher and lawyer, died last Friday after a brief illness at the age of 79.
Oyebanji, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Yinka Oyebode, titled, “Oyebanji mourns death of Ekiti ex-Deputy Governor, Bisi Egbeyemi”, described the late political leader as a respected community leader, man of honour, and a father figure to many.
The governor was quoted as saying, “Baba ran a good race, served our dear state with his time, talent, and resources, and etched his name in gold as a man of honour, an excellent team player, and a seasoned administrator.
“We shall miss his amiable personality and wise counsel.
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