Kwara Speaker mourns ex-Deputy Speaker, Shittu

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late Hon. Ayodele Shittu

Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Salihu-Danladi has commensirated with Olofa of Offa, HRM Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi, Esuwoye II, the entire Offa community and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state over the death of Hon. Ayodele Shittu. 

The Speaker in a statement signed by his S. A. Media, Ibrahim Sheriff .A. and made available to Journalists in Ilorin, also sympathised with the immediate family members of late Shittu, describing his demise as a big blow to the entire state.

late Hon. Ayodele Shittu was a member of the first Kwara State House of Assembly representing Offa constituency from 1979-1983, he was re-relected for a second term in 1983, when he emerged Deputy Speaker of the House. 

He was, until his death, the Chairman of the International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC), Ajase-Ipo. 

“The entire 9th Kwara state House of Assembly grief over the death of our very Senior colleague, Hon. Ayodele Shittu, who we lost to the cold hands of death at a time his wealth of experience as a refined lawmaker, community leader and shrewed grassroot politician is required to take Kwara state to a greater height.

“As sad as we feel about his demise, we thank God for his well spent life of impact and dedication to the course of God and humanity”, Danladi said in a statement by his Special Assistant, Media, Ibrahim Sheriff. 

“Hon. Dele Shittu was an elder whose humility and bridge building capability will be greatly missed. While praying for God’s mercy and forgiveness for the deceased, we also seek strength for the family to fill the great vacuum left by his demise”, the statement added. 


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