Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has commiserated with Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on the death of his father, Alhaji Ibrahim Fashola.
In a condolence letter to the Lagos State Governor, Comrade Oshiomhole said he received with great shock the news of the passing on of the beloved father and mentor of the Lagos State Governor.
He said the thoughts and prayers of the people of Edo State are with Governor Fashola at this very difficult moment, adding that from the accounts of Alhaji Ibrahim Fashola, he was a man of character and valour, with keen sense of fairness, equity and justice to all that crossed his.
The Edo State Governor said there is no guessing the extent to which Pa. Fashola helped shape the successful man, professional and administrator that the Lagos State Governor are today, noting that it becomes easier to appreciate the bond that existed between Governor Fashola and the significant imprint he represents in the Governor’s inspiring story.
The statement expressed certainty that the Lagos State Governor will find consolation in the fact that Pa. Fashola lived a worthy life as a kind, wise and devoted community leader, deserving of celebration.
Governor Oshiomhole prayed that the Almighty Allah will grant the soul of Alhaji Ibrahim Fashola eternal rest and comfort Governor Fashola and the larger family.