The death of late grassroots politician and member of Governor’s Advisory Committee, Alhaji Falilu Adebisi Sabitu, has been described as “a painful loss to the progressive family, not only in Ogun Waterside local government area, but also in the whole of Ogun State”.
In an obituary issued by the State Chairman of Ogun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Yemi Sanusi, the late Chief Sabitu, who was a former Commissioner for Forestry and Rural Development in the state , was described as “a grassroots politician that was always full of life, amiable and jovial”. “He lived a very impactful life; a man full of humour”, the statement added.
“While we are pained by his demise, we are grateful for the eventful and impactful life that he lived. He served his party and state till be breadth his last. His influence was enormous and he was known for his outspokenness.
“While commiserating with the entire progressive family in general, we pray that God will give the family, friends and associates, the fortitude to bear the loss”, the statement concluded.