The speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Funminiyi Afuye, has mourned the passing away of Senator Gbenga Aluko .
Afuye described the demise of Aluko as an irreparable loss to the State in particular and Nigeria as a whole.
In a press statement signed by his Special Adviser on special duties, Mrs Kemisola Ajibola, the speaker regretted the death of the Ode Ekiti born former Senator.
“Afuye who received the news of Senator Aluko’s death as a shock, condoled with the family and the State, with prayers to God to grant them the fortitude to bear the loss”
The speaker noted that the late Senator started contributing his quota to Nigeria right from his 30s. He described him as a man full of ideas with the love of his people in his heart.
He then advised the family not to be saddened because “Senator Gbenga Aluko came, saw and conquered. It’s not how far but how well.”