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Tuesday, 22 March 2022

Ilase-Ijesa National Union Mourns the Passing of it's Pioneer President

 


The Ilase-Ijesa National Union has recalled, in glowing terms, the services and lifetime of its first national President, Sir Moses Adeniyi Aluko who recently breathed his last.


A statement signed by the Acting President of the Union, Barrister (Mrs) Dupe Ajayi Gbadebo described the tenure of Sir Aluko as one marked with progress and development of Ilase-Ijesa as well as unity among the citizenry.


Barrister (Mrs) Ajayi Gbadebo, on behalf of the Ilase-Ijesa National Union, commiserated with the family and the entire people of the ancient town.


Sir Aluko died on the twentieth of last month at eighty-six.


He was a product of Ijebu-Jesa Grammar School where he graduated in 1965 and an alumnus of the University of Lagos passing out with Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1990.


Sir Aluko joined the Nigerian Postal Service, NIPOST, in 1967 and rose through the ranks to the position of Senior Assistant Postmaster General before retiring after thirty five years in service.


He is survived by his wife, Mrs Emily Ajoke Aluko nee Aofolaju, children, in-laws and grandchildren.


Meanwhile, a five-man Committee to be chaired by Barr. Abiodun Arojojoye, a Lagos-based Legal Practitioner, has been set up by the Union to plan the burial ceremonies of the deceased which holds on the 20th and 21st of April.

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