Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has despatched a condolence letter to the household of late Jubril Martins-Kuye, who handed on yesterday after a short sickness.
Martins-Kuye, a former Nigerian Minister of Commerce and Business, was buried on Sunday at his In the past-Iwoye nation residence in Ogun State.
Reacting by way of his letter, Obasanjo stated it was with shock that he obtained the unhappy information of the passing of the late politician.
Talking concerning the deceased, Obasanjo described him as a dedicated nationalist and an efficient consultant of his folks, including that he was a detribalised Nigerian who had associates throughout the nation.
“I really feel the burden of the irreparable lack of one of many senior and devoted leaders in our nice get together then, Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP),” the Ex-President acknowledged.
The Balogun Owu recalled that the late Asiwaju of In the past Iwoye, Senator Martins-Kuye labored carefully with him within the PDP and authorities, notably as his Minister of State for Finance from 1999 to 2003, including that “he was a seasoned politician famous for his super organisational means. He demonstrated knowledge, honesty and good management.”
In response to Obasanjo, Kuye was one of many uncommon Nigerian politicians who shunned ethnic chauvinism even on the danger of incurring the displeasure of his kinsmen, saying “he will likely be sorely missed by all of us.”
“I hereby lengthen on behalf of my household and by myself behalf our honest condolences on the transition of your expensive father and pray that the Almighty Allah grant you and the household, together with his spouse, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss. Might his mild soul relaxation in good peace, Obasanjo prayed.