The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has condoled the governor of Kwara State, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, over the death of his father, Alhaji Ganiyu Folorunsho Abdulrazaq.
The Speaker, who described the death of Alhaji Ganiyu Folorunsho Abdulrazaq as a painful loss, said the late former minister in charge of railways in the First Republic, was one patriotic Nigerian.
Gbajabiamila recalled with nostalgia how his late father and the late Abdulrazaq were best of friends.
Gbajabiamila, in a statement by his spokesman, Lanre Lasisi, said the deceased would be remembered for his contributions to the development of the country.
While praying Almighty God to grant him a peaceful resting place, Gbajabiamila prayed for God to give Governor Abdulrazaq and other members of his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
BADEJO ADEMUYIWA has 23 years experience as a Finance Writer, specialising in Insurance and Investigative Reporting.