Jiddah's demise tragic, sudden - Kwara Speaker
The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ali Ahmad has
condoled the family of Barrister Abdullateef Jiddah who passed on at the
early hours of Tuesday in Ilorin, describing his death as sudden and
Ahmad who was at the deceased's residence at GRA on
Tuesday to sympathise with the family also join other sympathisers and
family members for the Jannazah.
In a statement issued by the
Special Assistant on Media to the Speaker, Shuaib Abdulkadir, he
described late Jiddah as one of the brightest lawyers to have been
produced by the state and very upright in his chosen profession.
Until his demise, the Speaker said the late lawyer cum politician
always stand for justice and never at any point in time found wanting
while discharging his duties.
As a former Special Assistant
during governor Bukola Saraki's administration, Ahmad said further that
the deceased was very diligent and upright while serving government and
the people of Kwara.
He further described him as a productive
person who contributed effectively and efficiently to the successes
recorded by the immediate past administration in the state.
Speaker however lamented that the deceased's life was cut short at a
time his services is utmostly required for the socio-economic and
political advancement of Kwara, stressing that he would be sorely
Ahmad sympathised with the Kwara State Governor, Alhaji
Abdulfatah Ahmed, the All Progressives Congress ( APC) and Senate
President, Senator Bukola Saraki, praying that Allah give them the
fortitude to bear the loss.
He enjoined the family to take
solace in the fact that Jiddah died a fulfilled man having used his life
to touch other people's lives positively, particularly the downtrodden.
The Speaker urged them to sustain the good legacy left behind
by the late politician, stressing that it is by so doing the deceased's
would continue to be remembered.