Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Chris Ngige has described former Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi as a thoroughbred progressive politician who will probably be missed by the nation.
Ngige famous that the politics of South West, particularly Ibadan, will certainly take a brand new color following the passing of Ajimobi.
Ajimobi died on Thursday at First Heart specialist and Cardiovascular Consultants Hospital, Lagos.
Ngige, who was a detailed ally and affiliate of the late Ajimobi, was reacting to the dying of the previous governor in an announcement by his media aide, Emmanuel Nzomiwu.
The minister described the dying of Senator Ajimobi as unhappy and surprising.
Ngige recalled that in very tense events in political conferences, Ajimobi’s jokes and humour got here helpful, including that he exhibited a lot wittiness in his interplay with individuals.
In line with the labour minister, such politicians who boost politics with humour had been uncommon and unusual to seek out in Nigeria.
Ngige mentioned: “Ajimobi was a bundle of jokes and humour. In very tense events in political conferences, his jokes and humour got here helpful.
“His jokes had been embedded in humour. It’s uncommon to seek out such politicians who boost politics with humour in Nigeria. His jokes and humour will probably be missed in the complete political panorama of Nigeria.
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“The politics of South West, particularly Ibadan, the hotbed of the area’s political maneuverings will certainly take a brand new color.
“He’s a thoroughbred progressive politician. The progressives in Nigerian politics will miss him dearly. The final time we met, we agreed that he’ll host his birthday in Abuja as a result of I didn’t attend his birthday in Ibadan. I’m pained and saddened by his dying.”
Ngige commiserated with all these he left behind, significantly his spouse, kids, the complete members of Ajimobi household and the individuals of Oyo State.