By Imam Moromoke
The businessman turned politician, Prince Alex Kehinde Bankole has extended his profound appreciation and gratitude to all and sundry that graced the final burial rites of the deceased Elekan of Ekan-meje, Oba Micheal Ashaolu Adeyemi.
Bankole, a Prince of Ekan who played host to dignitaries from far and near according to a release from his media office, expressed appreciation for the honour done him, through the financial, moral, spiritual support and physical presence at the final burial rites of the deceased Elekan.
The release reads “I Prince Alex Kehinde Bankole uses this opportunity to appreciate my father, the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Olofin Adimula, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja 11, the immediate past Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, former Speaker Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ali Ahmad, Peoples Democratic Party Kwara State Chairman, Hon. Kola Shittu.
“Others include Mal. Bolaji Abdullahi, former Governor of Ekiti State, Engr. Segun Oni, Sen. Rafiu Ibrahim, Etsu Nupe, Member House of Assembly, Hon. Abdulraheem Agboola, ex-Commissioner for Health Hon. Atolagbe Alege, Otunba Anu Ibiwoye, Arc. Babatunde Komoh, Otunba Olabode Deway, Hon. Folakemi Yusuf, Hon. Taiye Ashaolu, Hon. Dare Bankole, my friends home and abroad, women wing of KAB forum from Ekiti, Irepodun, Oke-Ero and Isin among others too numerous to mention.
“I extend the profound gratitude of all Ekan sons and daughters for the great honour done us and pray that may we all have course to always celebrate, felicitate and identify with ourselves” he added.