Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum and Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has lauded the impactful life of the leader of the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti describing him as a pride of the state and the Yoruba race.
The Governor in a statement to celebrate the 96th birthday of the Yoruba leader saluted his love and commitment to the Yoruba race and the country at large.
The statement reads:”Pa Fasoranti is an adorable enigma whose exploits have brought pride and respect to the Yoruba race. His unwavering commitment to the development and progress of the Yoruba race and the country at large are commendable.
“Baba’s service to the nation and humanity are enthralling and inspiring. His untainted records of steadfastness and discipline will remain a reference point, even for emerging leaders in the country.
“It is legendary that Pa Fasoranti at 96, is still very much interested in the progress of this country, more importantly, as it concerns the Yoruba race. We are proud of your legacies and what you represent.”
The Governor prayed God to grant Pa. Fasoranti peace and keep him well, adding that his vast experience is needed at this critical stage in the country.