Ekiti State Governor, Mr Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji on Saturday paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Funminiyi Afuye in Lagos.
Governor Oyebanji was received by the widow, Mrs Titilayo Omolara Afuye.
The Governor who noted that the Deputy Governor, Chief ( Mrs) Monisade Afuye, had visited the family on behalf of the government immediately after the unfortunate incident, recalled pleasant memories of the late Speaker, especially the decreased’s sterling leadership qualities, committment to democratic values and his amiable personality.
He pledged the support of the government to the family, adding that the state Government will immortalise the late Speaker.
“This is a huge loss to the Government and people of Ekiti State. We feel your pains and we pray the Good Lord will heal the wound and console you and the entire family.
” As government, we shall support the family in every way possible and we shall immortalise him. That is one of the ways we can show our appreciation for the quality and selfless service Hon Afuye rendered to our dear state”. the Governor said.