President Goodluck Jonathan has mourned the death of the renowned Nigerian businessman and Aare Musulimi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Abdul-Azeez Arisekola-Alao.
Arisekola-Alao passed away in London yesterday at the age of 69.
In a condolence message issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, the president urged the late Alhaji Arisekola-Alao’s family, relatives, friends, associates and dependants to be comforted by the fact that the deceased lived a very fulfilled life.
In passing on, President Jonathan said Alhaji Arisekola-Alao leaves behind a legacy of significant and commendable achievements.
The president noted that Alhaji Arisekola-Alao will always be remembered and honoured, especially for the remarkable entrepreneurial skills with which he established many successful businesses and created jobs for numerous Nigerians.
He prayed that God Almighty will receive Alhaji Arisekola-Alao’s soul and grant him eternal rest.