The Executive Chairman of Oyo West local government, Hon. Prince Salam Akeem Babatunde Olukitibi has mourned the demise of the late Otun of Oyo land, High Chief M.O Ogunmola who passed on in the early hour of yesterday afternoon in Oyo, aged 95years.
This was contained in a condolence message signed by a special adviser on media, Ambassador Adeyemi, and made available to Heritage Echo News.
According to the council Boss, Prince Olukitibi described late High Chief M.O.Ogunmola as a great asset to the Oyos, Yoruba nation, and Nigeria at large, while the space he left behind will be very hard to fill.
“Baba Ogunmola lived a worthy life of exceptional qualities, his reign as Otun of Oyo land brought in a lot of drastic development, in education, Health, infrastructure, socio-cultural development, and lots more”.
“A great administrator and one of the foremost chiefs in the cabinet of the late Alaafin, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, Nigerian Ambassador to Zambia and Malawi, a great catalyst who facilitated and built the famous Ladigbolu Grammar School, Oyo. Baba remains a prolific writer and reputable advocate of good governance till his death” he affirmed.
“On behalf of my family and the good people of Oyo West local government, I condole with the family of late High Chief M.O Ogunmola l”
“This is a personal loss, may God give the bereaved family and his numerous associates the fortitude to bear this loss”.
Ba’mi Akano, sun re o!