Governor Dapo Abiodun loses Father at 89 years.Adunni Adetola2021-08-03T08:41:45+00:00
In the Statement, the bereaved Governor said burial arrangements would be made in due course, adding that his late father fondly called “Baba Teacher” due to his dedication to duty imparting knowledge and inculcating the right values in his students died peacefully.
The statement reads; ‘The Abiodun Family of Iperu-Remo, Ogun State has announced the passing on of their Patriach, Dr Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun, who slept in The Lord on Monday August 2, 2021 at the age of 89 after a brief illness’.
Dr Abiodun, a devout Christian, is survived by his wife, Mrs Victoria Abiodun, many children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and other family members, amongst them the Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, MFR’, the statement added.
The statement further added that the deceased was , an educationist, who worked as a school teacher for many years across the old Western State and was fondly called “Baba Teacher” due to his dedication to duty imparting knowledge and inculcating the right values in his students.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State has commiserated with the Governor over the loss, describing the death as “most painful and a huge loss to the family of the deceased and indeed, Ogun State as a whole.”
In a statement also issued in Abeokuta on Monday and signed by the Publicity Secretary of the party Caretaker Committee, Tunde Oladunjoye, said the deceased was a teacher of teacher
According to Oladunjoye, “Baba Teacher”, as the late Dr. Abiodun was popularly known and fondly called, lived a life of dedication of service to his community and to humanity.
He was a teachers’ teacher, a disciplinarian, who imparted the right values and impacted positively not only on his children, but also on his students in all the schools where he taught across the length and breadth of the old Western States of Nigeria”,