Oluomo Visits Mafe's Country Home, Eulogised Late Lawmaker's Virtues - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Friday, February 7, 2020

Oluomo Visits Mafe's Country Home, Eulogised Late Lawmaker's Virtues


Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon. Kunle Oluomo, on Friday paid a condolence visit to the Emuren country home of former Majority Leader, Chief Yinka Mafe, in Sagamu, who passed on early this week, describing him as a supportive and democratic oriented legislator.

Yinka Mafe, a legal practitioner and businessman represented 
Sagamu I State Constituency in the 7th and 8th Legislatures respectively.

Oluomo in company of his colleague-lawmakers and the Ag. Clerk of the Assembly, Deji Adeyemo, eulogised the late lawmaker, saying he demonstrated exceptional virtues during his lifetime.

The Speaker spoke in an interview with reporters, during the  condolence visit, recalling that  the  contributions of the late lawmaker during his two-term tenure spanning eight years, was remarkable.

Oluomo said Mafe would always be remembered for being energetic and vast in his contributions to developmental issues in the Hallowed Chambers of the State Assembly.

He added that the late lawmaker was always lending his voice in support of other members in spite of age and political differences towards the passage of bill and motions centered on the delivery of democratic dividends.

 Oluomo also lauded the smartness and free-mindedness of Mafe in his relationship with other lawmakers while achieving outstanding performance in his duty as representative of the grass-roots.

The Speaker who later signed a condolence register, said the late Legislator's life was well spent, praying that the Almighty God grant the family and political associates the fortitude to bear his sudden exit.

Also former Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Senator Lekan Mustapha,  the Governorship candidate of the Allied People's Movement (APM), Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade and former Deputy Speaker, Tola Banjo, paid condolence visit to the family of the deceased lawmaker in Emuren, Sagamu.

Amosun  who noted that Mafe's death remained shocking, prayed God to grant the the family the strength to bear the loss, saying Mafe's antecedents won't be forgotten soon.

He said:"Mafe is a dedicated Politician who prioritizes his own people, discharging his duties diligently, even on his birthday, he still doled out some gift items to the aged, widows, charity organization among others, which showed that he has fought a good fight and he has ended his race well.

"Though his death saddens our hearts, but in all things, we have to thank God for He knows better, Mafe would be greatly missed in Remo, Ogun East and Ogun State at large for his numerous achievements, contributions and kindness to humanity." 

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