Tambuwal, Atiku visit late Arisekola-Alao’s Ibadan residence


The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal,  has described  the death of  the Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji AbdulAzeez Arisekola-Alao, as  a personal loss.

Atiku and Tambuwal at Leadership Award 1Tambuwal said this on Monday at the Ibadan  residence of the late businessman while condoling  with the family.

“Arisekola-Alao is a very sincere person and sincere  in whatever he does. He lived  a life of piety and closeness to God.

“He also lived  a good and simple life, a  life of being there for all and not for himself and his immediate family.

“We will surely miss him,’’ Tambuwal  said.

The speaker called on  Nigerians to emulate Arisekola-Alao’s virtue  of  philanthropy, saying “If you have,  share with the rest of the people;  that  is the nature of Arisekola-Alao.’’

Similarly, a former vice president, Alhaji Atiku  Abubakar, on Monday also visited Arisekola-Alao’s residence on Monday to condole with the family.

Atiku said the vacuum left behind by the deceased would be difficult to fill and prayed God  to grant him eternal rest.

Also at Arisekola-Alao’s residence was the son of the late Bashorun MKO Abiola, Kola, who urged Nigerians to  continue with  the legacy left  behind by the deceased.

Speaking on behalf of the family, Arisekola-Alao’s son, Isa, thanked the dignitaries  for visiting the family inspite of  their  tight schedules.

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