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"Oba Oniru Lived A Life Of Significance," Says Osinbajo     

Osinbajo has paid a condolence visit to the family of late Oba Oniru.     

Funsho Akinwale

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday paid a condolence visit to the palace of Oba Oniru in Victoria Island, Lagos.

Osinbajo, during the visit to the family, said the late monarch lived a significant life.

Oniru died on Monday after a brief illness and is survived by wives and children, prominent among them are the On-Air personality, Tolu Oniru-Demuren, also known as Toolz, and former Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront, Aremo Adesegun Oniru.

Briefing the media, the Vice President said Oniru's guidance and counselling was impactful in his lifetime.

“I served in this state as Attorney-General and throughout that period, he was always there for us, always there to support us.

“So, we are all deeply saddened about his departure and we have all lost a father, we have all lost a dear father.

“We thank God that he lived a life of significance; he lived a life of serious contribution to our state and the nation.

“So, on behalf of the Federal Government and President Muhammadu Buhari, I express sincere condolence to the Oniru family and to our state, Lagos State,’’ he said.

Responding on behalf of the family, Adesegun thanked the Vice President for finding time to condole with the family.