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President mourns late Arisekola

19 June 2014, 10:23

Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has extended his sincere condolences to the family of Alhaji Azeez Alao Arisekola and the people of Ibadan and Oyo States on the passing away of the famed Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland.

Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to President on Media and Publicity, conveyed his condolences in a statement.
“President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has received with great shock and sadness, news of the death of the renowned Nigerian businessman and religious leader, Alhaji Abdul-Azeez Arisekola-Alao," Abati stated.

"On behalf of himself, the Federal Government and the people of Nigeria, President Jonathan extends sincere condolences to the family as well as the people of Ibadan and Oyo State on the passing away of the famed Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland.”
He said as they mourned the famous entrepreneur, community and religious leader, the President urged his family, relatives, friends, associates and dependants to be comforted by the fact that Alhaji Arisekola-Alao lived afulfilled life and in passing on left behind a legacy of significant and commendable achievements. 

Arisekola-Alao died on Wednesday in a London hospital after a long battle with prostate cancer at the age of 69.

- CAJ News

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