I Have Lost a Dear Brother and Friend: Governor Fayemi Mourn Senator Gbenga Aluko's Death

I Have Lost a Dear Brother and Friend: Governor Fayemi Mourn Senator Gbenga Aluko's Death

  • Governor Kayode Fayemi has expressed deep pain over the death of Senator Gbenga Aluko, a former Senator from Ekiti state
  • Fayemi described the death of Aluko as a huge loss to the government and the entire people of Ekiti state
  • Meanwhile, the Ode-Ekiti-born politician and businessman, Senator Aluko died on Saturday in Abuja, at the age of 58

Ekiti state- Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state on Sunday, November 21, reacted to the death of Senator Gbenga Aluko.

According to Fayemi, the death of the former Senator (PDP, Ekiti-South) was shocking and devastating.

PM News reports that the governor made his feelings known in a statement signed by his chief press secretary, Yinka Oyebode, in Ado-Ekiti.

I have lost a dear brother and friend says Governor Fayemi
Governor Fayemi described Senator Gbenga Aluko's death as a personal loss to him. Photo credit: Kayode Fayemi, Jide Ojaomo
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He said Aluko’s death was a colossal loss to the government and people of Ekiti State.

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Governor Fayemi said the late Gbenga Aluko was not only a brother and friend but also a patriotic Ekiti indigene, whose contributions to the development of the State could not be overstated.

He said:

“I have lost a dear brother and friend. Senator Aluko’s death is not only a loss to the state but a personal loss to me, having had close and cordial relationship with the deceased spanning four decades.”

Fayemi described the former governorship aspirant as a successful private sector player, refined gentleman, and a decent politician who made great impact in almost every aspect of life.

He added:

“Senator Gbenga Aluko invested his time, resources and energy on many laudable initiatives that impacted positively on the lives of the people.
“For us in Ekiti, this is a huge loss. And it is a personal loss to me."

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