Ogun State Thrown Into Mourning As Buruji Kashamu Bids Farewell To The Earth

Written by on 10 August 2020

Condolence message to Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun, Obasanjo commiserated with the state government and the people of Ogun over the death of the former lawmaker.
Obasanjo who described Kashamu’s death as a great loss in a letter on Saturday, however, lamented that “Kashamu in his lifetime used the manoeuvre of law and politics to escape from facing justice on the alleged criminal offence in Nigeria and outside Nigeria.”
But in a reply to Obasanjo’s statement, Fayose berated Obasanjo for his unsavoury statement on the late Kashamu, saying Nigerians are waiting for his end. The former governor said Obasanjo was wrong to have made such a comment when Kashamu could not defend himself.
Fayose wrote on Twitter: “I commiserate with the family of Senator Buruji Kashamu for this irreparable loss and pray for the repose of his soul. The Almighty God will console those he left behind.
“I also condemn the statement made by former President Obasanjo on his (Kashamu) death.
“Can Obasanjo say in good conscience that he did not at some point collaborated with Kashamu and most of the things he (Kashamu) did politically were not with his collaboration?
“Nigerians will watch out for Obasanjo’s own end. He should stop forming saint because he is not. He should also remember that his own end will come too and nobody knows how the end will be.
Adeyanju died in the early hours on saturday.
No reason has been given as the cause of Adeyanju’s death.
Adeyanju was buried in some few hours ago according to Islamic rites.
When the people of Ogun, especially those in the PDP, were still praying to God to give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss, the news of a very great politician was broken.
Former Ogun East Senator, Buruji Kashamu died.
It was learnt that Kashamu died of COVID-19 complications this same Saturday.
Confirming his demise, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, on his verified Twitter handle, said Kashamu died of Coronavirus at the First Cardiology Consultants, in Lagos State.
While reliving the relationship between himself and the late Senator Kashamu, Ben Murray-Bruce disclosed that he just lost his good friend of forever.
According to him, the two of them were inseparable until Kashamu’s death.
Our correspondent reports that Kashamu and Adeyanju were both chieftains of the PDP.
The two of them belonged to the same political faction as Adeyanju and Kashamu were friends.
It could not be understood why the two of them bade the world farewell the same day.

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