President Goodluck Jonathan has said that Alhaji Abdul-Azeez Arisekola-Alao a renowned Nigerian businessman and religious leader, lived a fulfilled life before he died today in a London hospital.
In a condolence message from his media and publicity special adviser, Dr. Reuben Abati, President Jonathan said that he received the death of Arisekola with great shock and sadness.
“On behalf of himself, the Federal Government and the people of Nigeria, President Jonathan condoled with the Arisekola-Alao family and the people of Oyo.
He described the deceased as famous entrepreneur, community and religious leader. President Jonathan advised his family, relatives, friends, associates and dependants to be comforted “by the fact that Alhaji Arisekola-Alao lived a very fulfilled life, and in passing on, leaves behind a legacy of significant and commendable achievements.”
The President said that Alhaji Arisekola-Alao will always be remembered and honoured for the remarkable entrepreneurial skills with which he established many successful businesses and created jobs for numerous Nigerians, as well as for his religious leadership and philanthropic gestures.
He prayed to God to receive Alhaji Arisekola-Alao’s soul and grant him eternal rest.