Death of Onijagbo, a Sad Loss to Kwarans, Says Saraki

Former Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described the demise of the Onijagbo of Ijagbo, HRH Oba Salaudeen Olagunju Adeyeye Fagbemi, Obembe ll, as a sad and painful loss.

In a condolence message signed by his Press Officer on Local Matters, Abdulganiyu Abdulqadir, Saraki described late Onijagbo as a bridge-builder and an icon of peace who preached and worked for harmonious relationship between his people and other communities in Kwara South and beyond.

Saraki also commiserated with all sons and daughters of Ijagbo in Oyun LGA and urged them to be consoled by the fact that the late monarch lived a good and fulfilled life.

The former Senate President said Oba Salaudeen Olagunju Adeyeye Fagbemi, Obembe ll will be remembered for his relentless commitment to the development of his community as well as his tireless devotion to fostering unity between Ijagbo and its neighbouring communities.

He prayed Allah to forgive the shortcomings of the departed traditional ruler, grant him a place in Aljannah Firdaus and give the royal family, friends and the people of Ijagbo the fortitude to bear the loss.


Abdulganiyu Abdulqadir,
Press Officer (Home Matters),
Abubakar Bukola Saraki Media Office
5th December, 2022

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