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Lagos speaker condoles with CP over mother’s death

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, says the removal of two principal officers of the House and suspension of two others was a measure to maintain sanctity.

The Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Dr) Mudashiru Obasa, has commiserated with Commissioner of Police in the State, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, over the loss of his mother, Alhaja Sikirat Odumosu who passed on at the age of 88 after a brief illness.

Obasa, in a statement by his media office, noted that even though Alhaja Odumosu left at a relatively old age, her demise is still painful.

He urged Odumosu to take solace in the fact that his mother played a vital role in moulding him and his siblings into becoming successful positive contributors to Nigeria.

The speaker also described the late octogenarian as a religious woman who lived a good life, adding that this should be a consolation for the family, friends and community where the deceased hailed from.

“Be consoled by the fact that you had a great woman as a mother. The result of her contributions is reflected in your success as a police chief today.

“I share in your grief at this time, but I know that mama has played her role well both as a religious woman and as one with moral uprightness.

“On behalf of the Lagos State House of Assembly and all those we represent, I express our sympathies to you and encourage you to remain strong at this trying period, “ Obasa said.

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