Gov. Adeleke celebrates Baba Akande on his birthday

The Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Monday celebrated the former governor of the state, Chief Adul-Kareem Adebisi Akande, on the occasion of his 84th birthday.

Governor Adeleke who praised the elder statesman as a practical demonstration of patriotism and dedication to public service, said his birthday is a moment to thank him for his contributions to the social and economic development of Osun state.

The Governor commended Baba Akande for ensuring legacy of politics without bitterness that defines him is sustained, adding that he remains one of the few politicians in the country who inspires young people to undiluted commitment to service.

“Today, I celebrate a politician of note, Chief Bisi Kareem Akande, as he turns 84 years on Earth. Baba Akande, as I fondly referred to in political circles, is an admirable figure, and his disposition to young people, especially in the quality of advise, is a treasure that is hard to whisk away,” the Governor noted in his congratulatory note.

“As he marks a new age, I convey the heartfelt wishes of the good people of Osun state, and thank him for his contributions to the state as a Governor and as a politician who made a lot of difference.”

Governor Adeleke prayed that: God will continue to bless the former governor, with good health and soundness of mind so as to keep on delivering his kind guidance and experience to the progress of Osun state, and Nigeria as a whole.

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