Nigeria has lost a hero of democracy ― Fayemi

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The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has described the late Afenifere leader, Senator Ayo Fasanmi, as one of the heroes of democracy being enjoyed in the country today.

The Fourth Republic Senator, who hailed from Iye-Ekiti, in Ilejemeje Local Government Area, Ekiti State, passed on Thursday at his residence in Osogbo, the Osun State capital aged 94 years.

Fayemi in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, described Pa Fasanmi as a steadfast Awoist and committed progressive who was a torchbearer for younger progressives in his lifetime.

The Governor said the death of Fasanmi had robbed Nigeria of one of her most selfless politicians and patriots who demonstrated…



Source: Nigerian Tribune