The Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Thursday extended his condolences to the family of Chief Rasheed Gbadamosi who died on Wednesday.
Aregbesola described the late Gbadamosi as a leading industrialist, humanist, art and culture promoter and writer.
In a condolence message signed by the Director, Bureau of Communication and Strategy, Office of the Governor, Mr. Semiu Okanlawon, Aregbesola described the death of the industrialist as the “passage of a good man.”
The Governor, who prayed for the repose of Chief Rasheed Gbadamosi’s soul and extended his condolences to the immediate family, members of the business community, the people of Lagos state where he hailed from and Nigeria at large.
Aregbesola urged Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State, people of the Business and Art communities to take with equanimity the death of Chief Rasheed Gbadamosi, describing it as an inevitable end for all.
Aregbesola said: “The late Gbadamosi lived his live for the good of humanity. He was a good man. He built reputation as a credible businessman and industrialist. His love for philanthropy was remarkable. He loved culture and spent his resources to promote arts. It is painful to lose this good man but one clear lesson is the transient nature of life itself.”
“On behalf of the good people of Osun, it is our fervent prayer that Allah will grant him Aljanah Firdaus and give the people of Lagos State the fortitude to bear the loss.”