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Osinbajo reacts to death of Oba of Lagos, Idowu Oniru

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The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said in Lagos State on Wednesday that Oniru of Iruland, Oba Abiodun Oniru, lived a life of significance and contribution to the nation.

Osinbajo spoke during a condolence visit to the family of the late monarch at his Victoria Island Palace.
DAILY POST had reported that Oniru died on Monday after a brief illness.
Aged 82, the traditional ruler is survived by wives and children, among whom are a former Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront, Adesegun Oniru, and an On-Air personality, Tolu Demuren, also known as Toolz.

Reacting the vice-president said that the late Oniru’s guidance and counsel all the time was impactful.
“I served in this state as Attorney-General and throughout that period, he was always there for us, always there to support us.
“So, we are all deeply saddened about his departure and we have all lost a father, we have all lost a dear father.
“We thank God that he lived a life of significance; he lived a life of serious contribution to our state and the nation.
“So, on behalf of the Federal Government and President Muhammadu Buhari, I express sincere condolence to the Oniru family and to our state, Lagos State,’’ NAN quoted him as saying.
Responding on behalf of the family, Adesegun thanked the vice-president for finding time to come to condole with the family.

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He recalled that while Osinbajo served as the Attorney General of Lagos State, he also served in that cabinet which had contributed a lot to the nation.

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