By Dirisu Yakubu
The Popular Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday expressed sadness over the death of the elderly statesman and leader of the Afenifere group, Pa Ayorinde Fasanmi, describing the sad event as a great loss for the nation and humanity in general.
This is how the party described Pa Fasanmi as a leading Democrat, who dedicated his life to the stability and development of the nation, “particularly in his leading roles in strengthening democratic practice, equity, justice and cohesion. national, especially as a member of the House of Representatives in the First Republic and a Senator in the Second Republic.
In a statement by spokesman Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP recalled “the patriotic roles played by Pa Fasanmi as a member of the 1994 national constitutional conference, which laid the foundation for the birth of our current democratic order, in addition to his continued leadership council towards the stability of our nation, to the end.
“Our party is deeply hurt that Pa Fasanmi left the stage as our nation needed his expertise, wise advice, prayers, and leadership direction most.
However, the party finds comfort in the fact that Pa Fasanmi triumphed in life and left very strong legacies and traces of leadership for the younger generation of leaders to continue in the task of building a nation.
“The PDP sympathizes with the Fasanmi family, the Afenifere group, the government and the people of the states of Ekiti and Osun, respectively, and prays to God to grant the nation the strength to bear this irreplaceable loss,” he said. the message.