By Bisade Ojoye
Citizens of Benin Republic resident in Nigeria have commiserated with the Executive Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun over the death of his father and Patriarch of the Abiodun family, Dr. Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun who passed on recently.
The President of the Union, known as Union of Beninese Resident in Nigeria (UBEN), Ogun State chapter, Romain Kakpo who spoke on behalf of the members of the body described the death as unfortunate because according to him, the Governor needed absolute concentration and unalloyed commitment to govern the state as resourcefully as he has started in the last two years of his administration, saying the death of his father would certainly devastate him.
Kakpo said death has been appointed unto man, saying unfortunately it was the turn of Pa Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun. “Death is a debt we all owe and must pay. Unfortunately whatever the age a good man departs, it bring sorrow and anguish just like that of Pa Emmanuel Abiodun who will be greatly missed by the many lives touched by him.
He told the Governor, his siblings as well as the entire Abiodun family that chorus of pleasant commentaries recorded about their father lend credence to fact that Pa Abiodun lived a good life that impacted several people as a renowned teacher an amiable community leader and builder.
The Beninese prayed to God to give the aged widow, children and family the fortitude to bear the lose as they also wished he found comfort at the blossom of God