ILORIN – The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Ilorin has sent heartfelt condolences to the Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRaman AbdulRazak and family over the death of the first lawyer in Northern Region of Nigeria and father of the Governor, Abdulganiyu Folorunso AbdulRazak, SAN.
In a letter of condolence signed by the General Manager, Waheed Popoola, NTA Ilorin, he described the death of the foremost politician and statesman who served Nigeria in various tasking capabilities as a huge loss to humanity, the country and Kwara State.
In a tribute, the station recalls the unblemished services of the deceased to the nation as Minister in the first Republic, Ambassador, Parliamentarian, Chairman Nigeria Body of Benchers and pioneer Commissioner of Finance in Kwara State, noting that, though he died at a ripe age of 93, his wealth of wisdom would be greatly missed.
The tribute particularly highlights AGF’s uncommon belief in transparency and freedom of the Press which made him an outstanding friend of the media from which NTA Ilorin is a grateful beneficiary.
While begging Allah to grant Governor AbdulRazak, family and the Ilorin Emirate the fortitude to bear this eternal departure, the NTA Ilorin prays for the repose of the soul of this rare icon, the Matawali of Ilorin, Tafidan Zauzzau and prolong the life of the nonagenarian Matriarch left behind.