Hon Abdulgafar Ayilara has commiserated with Gov AbdulRazaq over the death of his father and elder statesman, Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho Abdul-Razaq SAN (OFR) who died at the age of 93
The Lawmaker representing Ajikobi/Alanamu constituency in his condolence message described the death of the first lawyer from Northern Nigeria as a monumental loss to the people of Kwara state and nation at large.
Ayilara said; “the death of Alhaji Abdulrazaq, the father of Gov Abdulrahman is a huge loss to our dear state, we lost an icon, a great man who laid a sustainable development foundation for Kwara and the entire Northern region
“His achievements particularly in the legal profession has inspired many professionals in the field with his influence as Chairman of the Nigerian Body of Benchers and a Senior Advocate.
As a statesman, not only he has positively influenced the polity of our National affairs but has contributed actively in nation building. His wise counsel will be greatly missed.”
He prayed to Allah to give Gov Abdulrahman, his family and Ilorin Emirate the fortitude to bear the loss and grant the late icon Aljannat Firdaus