President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with the Awujale of Ijebu-Ode, Oba Sikiru Adetona and his people over the death of one of the town’s most illustrious sons, Chief Bayo Kuku.
President Jonathan also condoled members of the Kuku family as well as the Government and people of Ogun State on the passage of the renowned Ogbeni-Oja of Ijebu-Ode.
He said that he shared their grief as they mourn Chief Kuku, a highly respected businessman and philanthropist who touched many lives positively in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State and Nigeria as a whole.
Jonathan said that Chief Kuku will be long remembered and honoured across the country and beyond as a trail-blazing entrepreneur and administrator whose career highlights included his exemplary leadership role as President of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
President Jonathan prayed to God to grant Chief Kuku eternal rest and comfort to all those who mourn him. [myad]