Obasa mourns Brig-Gen. Johnson’s demise, extol his untainted virtue
By Olanrewaju Adesanya
The Speaker of tphe Lagos state House of Assembly, Rt.Hon. Mudashiru Obasa has described the demise of Brigadier-General Mobolaji Johnson as a colossal loss to the state.
Obasa who spoke through his Chief Press Secretary,Mr Tolani Abati,noted that the late Johnson gave Lagos its form developmental wise and maintained an untainted repute all through his lifetime.
“I express my sincere condolences to the Johnson family on the death of their father and patriarch, Brigadier – General, Mobolaji Johnson, who died on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 after a brief illness.
“Your father was not only a gentleman and officer but trailblazer who left his footprint on the sand of time in Lagos State where he was the governor for 8 years (1967 – 1975).
“His memory no doubt will linger with us for a very long time to come , when we remember his legacies, such as; Itoikin – Epe Road, Badagry Express road, Eko Bridge, the five Government Colleges, Oluwole Housing Estate, Ogba and many other monuments that he bequeathed to us when he was at the helm of affairs in the state.
“I pray that, God in His infinite mercy will grant him eternal rest and you the family members he left behind the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
“Once again, accept my sincere condolences on behalf of myself and members of the assembly.” Obasa said.
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