The Governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun, has made it clear that former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, is very important to the Nigeria political system as the country can’t afford to loose him. ayokinews.com reports
Speaking during a condolence visit of the former Nigerian President over the death of his father, Governor Abiodun noted that the Elder statesman still has a lot to offer to Nigeria.
Governor Abiodun said, “Baba, you are going nowhere. Baba, by the grace of God, you will live longer. We cannot afford your going now. You have been my father over the years, but, now that my biological father has gone to meet with the saints, you have to step up now to be my father.”
He further described Former President Olusegun Obasanjo as a leader who’s God fearing, disciplined, focused and hardworking.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo in his remark, noted that the one day everyone would return back to their creator to give an account of their earthly deeds. He further urged everyone to pick a lesson from the death of Governor Abiodun’s father.
“The lesson from this is that one day we will be no more. It does not matter how long we live, but how we lived. What will people say about you? Baba lived a life of service to his community, God and his family.
“I have come to share in the grief of missing a loved one. It does not matter how old, we still miss them. Baba has done his best and has gone to be with his creator.”