Ekiti State Governor-elect, Mr. Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji, has expressed his condolences, describing the passing of All Progressives Congress (APC) Chieftain, Chief Babatunde Abegunde, as a significant loss to the state.

Chief Abegunde, aged 75, who passed away on Sunday evening, held the position of Chairman of the Ekiti State Teaching Service Commission until his demise.

During a condolence visit to the Ado Ekiti residence of the late Abegunde, Oyebanji characterized the deceased as a loyal and exemplary party leader. He acknowledged Abegunde’s qualities of being frank, firm, fair, and just in handling issues.

While offering condolences to the widow, Mrs. Rachael Abegunde, the children, and family members, Oyebanji encouraged them to take solace in the fact that their father lived an honorable life worthy of emulation.

He said while Chief Abegunde’s sudden death was painful, the late administrator would be remembered for the legacies he left behind .

“Chief Abegunde’s death is shocking and painful, but we thank God for a life well spent in service to humanity, community development and Ekiti State. May the good Lord grant him eternal rest. Rest in perfect peace Daddy” Oyebanji said.

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