Ajimobi mourns former IGP, Adewusi

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GBENRO ADESINA/IBADAN
The late Sunday Adewusi
Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has described the death of a former Inspector-General of Police, Chief Sunday Adewusi, as a great loss to the government and the people of the state.
Ajimobi lamented the death of the foremost police officer who made history as the youngest IG ever in the country to take charge at the Kem Salem House, where he instilled discipline in the rank and file of the force.
A statement by the governor’s Special Adviser, Communication and Strategy, Mr. Yomi Layinka, recalled that the era of the late Adewusi as the nation’s number one cop was a defining moment that brought the best out of the officers and men of the police.
The governor prayed that God should grant the soul of the illustrious son of Ogbomoso eternal rest and to give the family, Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi Ajagungbade III, and the sons and daughters of the state the fortitude to bear the sad loss.
Describing the late Asiwaju of Ogbomoso as urbane and affectionate, the governor said that his simple lifestyle was a lesson in humility despite his accomplishments as a distinguished police officer.
Ajimobi said, “As a prominent chief in Ogbomoso land and venerated senior citizen of Oyo State, Chief Adewusi was always readily available to share his pool of experience garnered during his pristine public service with his community.
“He will be sorely missed because his wisdom and sound advice on issues of national interest contributed to the peace and development of Oyo State since I became governor.”
The Governor further stated: “I’m confident that the sublimity of his earthly sojourn, his affectionate love for mankind, his patriotic zeal and service to his fatherland, dedication to God and his quintessential lifestyle would make the heavenly hosts to …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper