Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has promised to support the family of the late driver of the Info state government house and protocol, Mr Adeleke Ajiboye who died about two weeks ago in fatal motor accident along with his chief of protocol, Mr Tosin Ogunbodede.
Akeredolu who announced the gesture during a commendation service held at the residence of the late driver at Ala Quarters in Akure, said his government will give full employment to the eldest son of the deceased.
Orange FM’s Joseph Ikugbonmire reports that
the atmosphere was enveloped in grief as family, friends and colleagues of the late government house and protocol department driver, Mr Adeleke Ajiboye gathered to pay their last respect to him.
Speaking during the service, Governor Akeredolu who was represented by the acting permanent secretary, General Administration department in the governor’s office, Mr Michael Oshodi told the gathering that other children of the deceased would enjoy scholarship in the pursuit of their education.
Akeredolu who described the driver as a humble and diligent officer who was committed to his duties till he breathed his last.
He stated that the best way to keep alive the legacies of the late Adeleke Ajiboye was for the immediate family to remain united and take his demise as the will of God.
In his exhortation Pastor Shina Idowu of the Christ Apostolic Church, Ori Oke Agbara Nla, Oba-Ile enjoined the widow and children of the deceased to stand firm in their faith in God and refuse to be weighed down by the unfortunate incident.
He said rather they should rejoice that they will meet with their father on the ressurection day.
In his remarks the Deputy Director of protocol, Mr Sunday Ikoto said the late Mr Adeleke Ajiboye was more than just a driver in view of the wealth of experience brought to bear in the discharge of his duties in the Protocol Unit of the Governor’s Office.
The eldest child of the deceased, Mr Adeniyi Ajiboye who is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering, appreciated the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, for his deep concern for the well-being of the entire family in the aftermath of the unfortunate incident.
Ajiboye said the empathy of the Governor coupled with several testimonies of top Government functionaries who had visited them including members of the Ondo House of Assembly led by the Speaker, Mr Bamidele Oloyelogun showed that their father lived a fulfilled life and that his service to the state was well appreciated.