. Sympathises with son, Dr. Babalakin, SAN
Osun Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has mourned the passing of Pa Bolarinwa Oyegoke Babalakin, who died on Saturday at the age of 94.
Oyetola condoled his family, especially Dr. Wale Babalakin, SAN, and the entire Muslim Ummah in Gbongan and the State at large.
In a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, the Governor said the former Supreme Court Judge lived a pious, worthy and exemplary life that was devoted to the service of Allah and humanity.
He added that Pa Babalakin would be greatly missed.
Oyetola said: “Death, as we all know is inevitable. But we are always pained by the death of our loved ones. The late Pa Bolarinwa’s death is a huge loss to the State.
“He lived a pious, fulfilled and exemplary life that was devoted to the service of Allah and humanity. Baba was peace loving. I pray Allah to forgive his shortcomings and admit him into Aljanah Firdaus.”