OBADOFIN OF OWELAND*: End of an era of a diligent public servant and quintessential Royal colossus… Omoluabi Bode Adeyemi
Says the monarch will be remembered for very many qualities and immortalized in Owe traditional institution.
The Special Adviser to the Governor of Kogi State, Alh Yahaya Bello on Civil Service and Labour Matters, Omoluabi Bode Adeyemi has expressed sadness, brokenness and shock over the death of the Obadofin of Oweland, Oba Oladele Michael Yusuf who joined his ancestors recently. He said the community has lost an icon, royal colossus, quintessential public servant and community leader.
Omoluabi who made the statement in a press release made available to the media in Lokoja says Oba Michael Yusuf was a loving, patriotic, versatile, altruistic and wonderful royal father who served God and humanity in very many capacity and positions. He further said that in all of these services, the late monarch left a legacy of honestly, integrity, patriotism and unassailable service which made many to respect him while alive
The Governor’s aide says as a public servant the Royal father was unique, results driven and service oriented, as a traditional ruler, he describe him as a unifier, kind, generous and patriotic. He said the king lived a life of impact that can hardly be forgotten any time soon.
Omoluabi Bode Adeyemi commiserates with His Royal Majesty, Oba Solomon Owoniyi, Obaro of Kabba and Chairman Okun Area Traditional Council, the Obajemu of Oweland, the entire Orotas, Igemons, Ilemula Royal family, immediate family of the late monarch and entire Owe people over the painful transition of a loving king and revered monarch. He pray that his soul rest in peace and ask God to grant the entire community the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.