Adebayo Shittu bereaves with Saki Community over the demise of Alh. Abdazeez Olálérè Omo-oba .
Barrister Adebayo Shittu, the Minister of Communications of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has reacted to the passing away and exit of Alh. Abdazeez Olalere Omo, the Séríkí Malami of Oke-ogun who departed this world at the early hours of [Thursday, September 28,2017].
Adebayo Shittu, while sympathizing with the Saki indigenes, Muslim Community and his bereaved family, says he was physically disturbed with deep regret when he learnt about the news of the departed soul.
This was contained in a statement made available to Oyovoice Reporters by his Personal Assistant on Home Affairs, Mr. Sarafdeen Abdganiyy Onijo on [Friday ,September 29,2017].
According to him, the Minister expresses sadness over the great loss to the Muslim Community, the Okeogun area and the Oyo State in general.
He describes him as a renowned Islamic scholar who distinguished himself as a front-line and erudite Islamic Scholar and preacher,and an honest man who stood for the truth all his entire life and his honesty and sincerity commitment to the community development would be missed.
He says the late Cleric would be sorely missed and remembered for his bold and courageous sermons which stood him out in the present-day society, noting that the late Cleric was a great man of God who spoke truth to the power not minding whose Ox gored, and contributed tremendously to the growth and development of the community.
His statement reads :
“The news of Alhaji Abdazeez Olalere Omo Oba, the Séríkí Malami of Oke-ogun came to me as a shock and a source of grief. On behalf of my family and the entire sons and daughters of Saki Community, please accept my sincere condolences”.
The late cleric died earlier hour of yesterday, following a brief illness and was buried yesterday in accordance with Islamic rites at his residence.