Buhari, Obasanjo, Abiodun eulogise late Mabogunje, bid famend Geographer farewell

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the late Professor of Geography and City Regeneration, Akinlawon Mabogunje as a distinguished public coverage professional, an advocate of fine governance who was accessible, approachable and intensely humble to all who got here throughout him.

The president acknowledged this on the church service for the burial of the late famend Geographer, held on Saturday, at Ijebu Ode.

Represented by his Chief of Employees, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Buhari famous that the late professor was a simply man who all through his life led by instance.

He famous additional that Mabogunje would reside within the minds of many individuals as a fantastic man for a very long time, submitting that he was a good man who served God with all his coronary heart.

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President Buhari, nonetheless, expressed his condolences with the household of the late professor, saying that the household must be glad that their late patriarch who lived an completed life was properly celebrated and a cerebral educator.

In his remarks, former president Olusegun Obasanjo, who described the late professor of Geography as a distinguished man who lived and stood agency for his religion and perception, stated that he mixed complete dedication and excellence in all nationwide endeavors he was concerned in.

On his half, the Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, described the Pa Mabogunje as an erudite scholar, neighborhood chief, who beloved his household, the folks round him, disclosing that the late professor led different outstanding indigenes of the city to begin a fund to help and empower transporters, notably tricycle riders.

Abiodun, whereas saying that his administration would identify a outstanding avenue after the late Professor of Geography, added that he would even be writing the president, requesting {that a} outstanding avenue be named after the late professor.

“For all Baba has accomplished for us in Ogun State, for this nation, for making us very proud, we’ve determined that we’ll be naming a really outstanding avenue in Ijebu-Ode in his reminiscence. I’ve additionally mentioned with the Chief of Employees to the President, I will even be writing to the president, humbly requesting {that a} outstanding avenue in Abuja be named after Prof. Mabogunje,” Abiodun submitted.


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