The Kwara State Commissioner for Communications, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have mourned the late Chief of Staff to the Governor, Alhaji Aminu Adisa Logun.
The Commissioner and Permanent Secretary, Adenike Harriet Afolabi-Oshatimehin and Rabiat Mopelola Abdulrahman, respectively, said the Governor has lost a hard working and trusted aide.
“With heavy heart, the Kwara State Government and Management of the Ministry of Communications announce the untimely demise of the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Alhaji Aminu Adisa Logun (mni).
“We wish to commiserate with the Executive Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, who has lost a very hard working and trusted aide at this critical time. In the same vein, we sympathize with members of his immediate and extended family.
“Our prayer is that Almighty Allah grant him alijanah fridous and also grant our Governor, and the entire Kwara State government and the family (immediate and extended ) the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss”, the statement said.
The PDP Chairman, Mr Kola Shittu commiserated with the family of the deceased, Ilorin Emirate, the government and people of Kwara.
Shittu described the deceased as a patriot, responsible and committed public servant, who served his principal and the state diligently until his unfortunate demise.
“The party prays Almighty Allah to forgive the shortcomings of the late Logun and grant him Aljanah Firdaus.
“We also pray to Allah to give the bereaved family, the governor and his loved ones the strength and fortitude to bear the huge loss,” he said.
He urged the people to continue to observe all precautionary measures targeted at combating the disease while expressing hope that the state and the nation at large would soon overcome the pandemic.
In separate statements, the APC and its State chairman Alhaji Bashir Bolarinwa, described as sudden, sad and shocking the demise of Logun.
The APC sympathized with Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on the demise of his Chief of staff.
The party’s Publicity Secretary, Tajudeen Folaranmi Aro described the death of the late Logun as shocking and devastating.
“We pray that Allah forgives his shortcomings, grant him Aljanah Firdaus and grant the family the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss”.
Bolarinwa in a statement said the deceased was a celebrated administrator, outstanding and consummate intellectual who brought to bear all his endeavours, intellect and exposure garnered over the years in the private and public sectors.
“As Chairman of the Transition Committee of the then governor-elect, he showcased all his positive attributes which thereafter earned him the position of Chief of Staff to AbdulRazaq.
“He has since then discharged the responsibility of his office with candour, panache and commitment.
“On behalf of our party, I condole with Gov. AbdulRahaman AbdulRazaq, his family, friends and associates and pray that Allah will forgive the deceased shortcomings and grant him aljanah firdaus,” he said.