OPINION: Fasanmi, a titan gone

By Rauf Aregbesola I received with shock, but submission to the will of God the news of the passage of Senator Ayorinde Fasanmi, which occurred on Thursday July 30, 2020. He was 94 years old. The titan is gone! Pa Fasanmi was the ideal Nigerian and quintessential Yoruba Omoluabi. He trained and practised as a…

Ngige mourns Pa Fasanmi, Gen Momah

Dr. Chris Ngige By Victor Young Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has described the death of Pa Senator Ayo Fasanmi as the fall of a big iroko tree in Yorubaland, and the exit of a nationalist and patriot from Nigeria’s political firmament. The minister also commiserated with the Momah clan, government and…

Obaseki mourns death of Pa Ayo Fasanmi at 94

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has mourned the death of elder statesman and Afenifere leader, Pa Ayo Fasanmi, who died at age 94. The governor, in a statement, said Senator Fasanmi was a grounded leader and thoroughbred politician, who was deeply committed to the welfare of his people and the development of the…

Buhari joins Afenifere to mourn leader, PA Fasanmi

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined Yoruba socio-cultural and political organisation, Afenifere, in mourning the passing of Pa Ayorinde Fasanmi, describing his death as a big loss to the nation. Buhari, in a message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Thursday, condoled with the people, Governments of Osun…