By Chris Chimezie
Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has joined other eminent Nigerians and members of the academic and diplomatic communities to mourn the passing unto glory of the former Secretary to the State Government and the Asiwaju of Akureland, Prof. Olu Agbi, who died on Tuesday in Akure.
Governor Akeredolu described the late Olu Agbi, a professor of Diplomatic History, as a disciplined and intelligent scholar who rose to the pinnacle of his academic career at a young age.
According to a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor, Mr Segun Ajiboye, the governor who admitted that his death is a shock to the people of Ondo State and the entire country, hinted that the deceased would be missed by many people.
Akeredolu recalled that as a university teacher, the late Olu Agbi nurtured, trained and positively impacted on the lives of many people who have become great leaders in their respective careers.
As a diplomat and a politician, the governor submitted that the late Agbi’s arguments contributed robustly to discussions and issues that projected and promoted Nigeria’s image in the international community.
He, therefore, sympathised with the immediate family and friends of the deceased.
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