The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commiserated with the State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Dr. Lola Akande, on the death of her husband, Dr. Kolapo Akande.
Dr. Kolapo Akande, who was brother-in-law to Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the wife of former Lagos State Governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, died on Wednesday at the age of 72.
Governor Sanwo-Olu, in a statement issued on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, symphatised with Dr. Lola Akande over the demise of her lovely husband.
The Governor also implored members of the Akande family, the deceased friends and associates to take the death of Dr. Kolapo Akande in good faith.
Governor Sanwo-Olu urged people to see Dr. Akande’s demise as the will of God and take solace in Him for a good life spent by the deceased during his lifetime and his contribution to humanity.
He said: “On behalf of my family, my cabinet, the Lagos State government, and the people of Lagos State, I commiserate with the Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Dr. Lola Akande, on the death of his beloved husband, Dr. Kolapo Akande.
“Dr. Akande lived a fulfilled life. He will be sorely missed by his family and loved ones. We sympathise with the Akande family, the wife, children and the entire extended families of the deceased.
“I pray for the repose of Dr. Kolapo Akande’s soul. God will grant him eternal rest and comfort the family, friends and associates he left behind.”