Oyo State government has received more condolence messages over passing of former Commissioner for environment and natural resources, RT Hon Kehinde Ayoola.
The latest condolences came from Oyo State APC chieftain and former Guber aspirant, Engr Olasunkanmi Joseph Tegbe.
Engr Tegbe in a statement made available to journalists, described the deceased, Hon. Ayoola as an astute statesman, a brilliant Speaker during his time as the speaker of the state House of Assembly and one of Oyo’s best.
Tegbe in his statement said,
”I am completely taken aback by the demise of Rt (Hon) Kehinde Ayoola, JP. Our humble begining, growing up in Oyo, especially the corridors of Kosobo- Odo Aro- Apara, is a memory I’d always hold dear.
“Kehinde Ayoola was one of Oyo’s best. From and beyond his time as the young, brilliant Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, he remained an astute statesman who saddled himself with the responsibility of putting Oyo State on the map positively.
“My thoughts and prayers at this time are with his immediate family, all the people of Oyo Town, His Royal Majesty The Alaafin, the Executive Governor and the Oyo State Government.
“May the Almighty grant them the forbearance to hold up during these trying times and may his gentle soul Rest In Peace. Amen