The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi. Former Ekiti State Governors Dr. Kayode Fayemi and Dr. Segun Oni, Senate Majority Leader Opeyemi Bamidele have expressed their condolences to Mr. Funso Ayeni, leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Ekiti North senatorial candidate in the February elections. expressed his intentions. , over the death of his mother, Victoria Ewande Ayeni, 83.
Those sympathetic to the PDP leader include former Senate Minority Leader Abiodun Olujimi. Mr. Sola Omotoso, former Chairman of the Ekiti State Local Government Committee and Mr. Samuel Omotoso, a former member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly.
Fayemi, Oni, Bamidele and Olujimi each paid tribute to the Ekiti State politician, saying their mother lived a full life.
Mr. Ooni urged Mr. Ayeni to take solace in the exemplary life led by his late mother and urged him not to neglect his service to society.
In a statement signed by him, Mr. Omotoso expressed his gratitude to the deceased’s family, friends, colleagues and the indigenes of Ilamo-Ekiti in Ikole Local Council of Ekiti State, that Mama Ayeni lived a life worthy of emulation. asked for comfort. .
Meanwhile, Mr Ayeni said the messages of condolence from various Ekiti State leaders sharing different political leanings were humbling and confirmation of the cosmopolitan nature of the Ekiti people.
“As we mourn our beloved mother, the events of the past 72 hours have further convinced us that Ekiti is one indivisible entity. On the death of our mother, the leaders of Ekiti I am humbled by the sympathy they have shown me. Former Governor Fayemi is a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Governor Oni is a member of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). , Senator Bamidele is also a member of the ruling APC, but even though they are from different political parties, they think of me first as follows: They created their own “Abro” and contacted me about my mother’s death. I took it. I am grateful to them all,” Aeni said.