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Osinbajo with Fasinro’s family
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Vice President Osinbajo Honours Fasinro With A Condolence Visit     

Osinbajo mourns Fasinro, visits family in Lagos

Funsho Akinwale

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, paid a condolence visit to the family of the late founding father of Lagos, Pa Hassan Adisa Babatunde Fasinro.

The resident of the deceased in Victoria Island, Lagos, was filled to the brim of family members, friends and well-wishers who came to give historic welcome to the Vice President.

Osinbajo, while commiserating with the family of the elder statesman, urged them to take heart, adding that it’s the will of God.

Osinbajo with the family
Osinbajo with the family

“Alhaji Fasinro lived an exemplary life and I pray God give him eternal resting place

“He was a father in the true sense of the word.

Cross session of the family with Osinbajo
Cross session of the family with Osinbajo

“We cannot write the Lagos story without recourse to his roles that he played from the start and from the bottom of our hearts, we appreciate the role that he played in building Lagos to what it is today,” Osinbajo stated

The late Fasinro
The late Fasinro

The vice president took pictures with the family before leaving Victoria Island for the Headquarters’ of Redeemed Christian Church of God on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway to also commiserate with Pastor Enoch Adeboye who recently lost his Chief of Staff, Pastor Adetokunbo Abayomi Olorunimbe to death

Osinbajo in a discussion with family
Osinbajo in a discussion with family

Fasinro, a former senator in the Second Republic and the first Clerk of Lagos City Council passed on last Sunday after a brief illness in Lagos.

The deceased who was aged 99 is survived by many wives, children among his kids is the popular senator, Habib Fasinro who is married to Justice Kekere-Ekun.

Until his death, he was an Islamic leader an author, and president of the Anwwar-Ul-Islam between 1987 and 1990.

He was also the vice president of the movement under the leadership of Sahifi Edu till his demise.