Buhari mourns OPC founder, Fasehun


Buhari mourns Fasehun

By Ismaila Chafe

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Yoruba nation over the passing of the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Dr. Frederick Fasehun.

The President, in a condolence message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Saturday, also condoled with the family of the medical practitioner and the government and people of Ondo State.

President Buhari recalled the prominent role Fasehun played as a member of the defunct National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) which campaigned against military rule in the country.

The President prayed that almighty God would comfort all those who mourned the octogenarian and grant peace to his soul.

Fasehun, aged 83, died at about 1a.m., Saturday at the intensive care unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital Ikeja (LASUTH).

Late Fasehun, who was born in Ondo on Sept. 25, 1938 in Ondo, Ondo State, was an active member of NADECO.

He began his…

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