Thursday, 13 June 2013

Adedibu Followers Launched Adedibu Foundation

Five years after his death, Political godsons and associates of the Late Chief Lamidi Adedibu, today lamented that the Peoples Democratic Party in the state has not been one after his demise.

They said this in a five year remembrance prayer offered at his Molete residence.

The acclaimed strong man of ibadan politics, Chief Lamidi Adedibu, a leader of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State slumped and died on June 11, 2008

Adedibu, 81, died at the intensive care unit of the University College Hospital (UCH), after he was brought in unconscious from the immigration office in Agodi where he had slumped.

The late strong man of Ibadan politics was alleged to have died of diabetes-related ailment.

The occasion featured a prayer session for the deceased and his family led by Sheikh Suara Haruna, the Chief Imam of Ibadanland and the launching of Lamidi Adedibu Foundation.

The occasion was attended by Senator. Rasheed Ladoja, former governor of Oyo State, Chief Lekan Balogun, Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland and Chief Lekan Alabi, the Ikolaba Olubadan of Ibadanland.

Among the dignitaries were Sen.Teslim Folarin, former Senate Leader, Chief (Mrs) Bola Obasanjo, wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief (Mrs) Kemi Alao-Akala, Alhaja Mutiat Ladoja.

Others are Alhaji Hazeem Gbolarumi, former Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Alhaji Asimiyu Alarape, former Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Chief Ayodele Adigun, former Secretary to Oyo State Government.

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