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The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has mourned the passing of Aare Teslim Tolu Dawodu, describing his death as a personal loss.

Aare Dawodu, a political leader and community leader in Remoland, died on Wednesday morning at the age of 90.

Abiodun in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, expressed his condolence on the demise of Pa Dawodu, declaring that his death would leave a big vacuum in Remoland and the state as a whole.

He said that though the elder statesman died at an advanced age, his community and Ogun would have benefitted more from his fountain of knowledge and repository wisdom.

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Abiodun added that Pa Dawodu lived a life of service and dedication, both to Ogun State and humanity.

“The death of Aare Teslim Tolu Dawodu is such that would leave a big vacuum in Remoland and the state as a whole.

“Having recently celebrated his 90th birth anniversary, we are glad that Baba Tolu lived a fulfilled live that was dedicated to the service of our dear State and humanity as a whole.

L-R: Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun presenting a condolence letter to Taofeek and Suliat, children of the nonagenrian leader of the All Progressives Congress, Pa Teslim Dawodu that passed on in Sagamu … Wednesday

“I commiserate with his immediate family, the people of Sagamu in particular and pray God grant the repose of his soul.

“I’d personally miss Baba, whom I shared a strong bond with”, Abiodun was quoted to have concluded in the statement.

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