Saturday, August 21, 2021

GEN TUNJI OLURIN: We lost an icon- GNI

By Sam Peters

Late General Olurin

Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka has expressed shock over the demise of General Tunji Olurin who died on Saturday.

In a statement, Prince Isiaka said,"It is with huge sense of loss and yet, gratitude to the supreme will of God, that I received the news of the death of a Statesman, illustrious son of Ogun State and Icon of Yewaland, General Adetunji Idowu Olurin (Rtd). General's life was that of service to humanity."

 He described Late Olurin as  a consummate military officer whose intervention in crucial national assignments, left indelible landmarks. 

"Baba was also a seasoned administrator who did creditably well when called to serve as a Military Governor and later in life as Sole Administrator." 

 "More importantly, Ogun West have just been deprived of one of it's illustrious and mortal icon; coming at a season when his fatherly advice would be needed in navigating a new national democratic order that is so needed at this time.", Prince Isiaka stated.

 "We thank God for his life and will surely miss him and all that he represented for the larger part of his 76 eventful years on earth".

He prayed that May Almighty God forgive his sins, grant him eternal tranquility and give the  family and all loved ones the strength to bear the huge loss. 

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