Atiku,Kalu condole Awolowo’s family over demise of Oluwole



Oluwole-AwolowoFormer Vice President Atiku Abubakar has condoled with the family the late first Premier the defunct Western Region, Chief Obafemi Awolowo over the death its eldest son, Chief Oluwole Awolowo.
A from the media office the former Vice President described the late Chief Oluwole Awolowo as a peaceful person, who did best to keep the kite Awolowo’s heritage flying through decades after the death the late sage.

Atiku noted that the death Chief Oluwole Awolowo is a loss not only to the Awolowo family, but also to all the supporters the late sage himself.

He described the deceased as a man who was at peace with God and fellow humans, a demonstration of a modest life that he lived.
“Decades after the death of father, Chief Oluwole Awolowo did best to keep the kite of the African Newspaper of Nigeria, publishers of the Nigerian Tribune flying. He will be remembered as a man of peace, who was committed to family,”  the Turaki Adamawa added.

He prayed that the Almighty God grant the Awo family particularly its matriarch, Chief (Mrs) HID Awolowo the fortitude to bear the loss.

In a similar vein,former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu, has described the demise of the scion of the Awolowo family, Chief Oluwole Awolowo, as a big loss to the nation. In a by his Special Adviser, Oyekunle Oyewumi, Kalu said he was shocked when he got the news that Chief Awolowo had passed on.

Kalu said: “I am personally pained on the death of my colleague in the media industry.

“He was a forthright man with an unbeatable level of simplicity.

“He was a patriotic Nigerian who believed in justice, fairness and equity.

“He upheld the legacy of his father, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, by fighting the downtrodden in the society all through his life.

“He was a notable figure and played a significant role in the media industry as the Publisher of Nigerian Tribune by seeing the newspaper to greater heights.”

Kalu said though Chief Oluwole Awolowo will be missed by us all, “but we take consolation in the fact that he lived a fruitful life.

“I commiserate with the Matriarch of the Awolowo family, Mama HID Awolowo, his family and the Ogun State Government on the death of their illustrious son.

“May his gentle soul continue to rest in the bosom of the Lord.”

 

 

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