President Bola Tinubu on Saturday, described former Ogun State Governor, Olusegun Osoba, as an important statesman whose life is worth emulating.
“His life is worthy of emulation as it will serve as a useful beacon for many, particularly the upcoming Nigerians,” Tinubu said in his birthday message to Osoba who turned 84 on July 15, 2023.
The President’s Special Adviser on Special Duties, Communications and Strategy, Dele Alake, revealed this in a statement he signed on Saturday titled ‘President Tinubu hails Aremo Osoba at 84, says his life is worthy of emulation.’
Osoba served twice as governor of Ogun State first from 1992 to 1993 during the aborted Third Republic and then from 1999 to 2003.
In his message to the elder statesman, Tinubu said “Today, I rejoice with the family, friends, and numerous associates of a prominent journalist, former governor of Ogun State and elder statesman, Aremo Olusegun Osoba, on attaining 84.
“Chief Osoba’s life is dotted with excellent achievements. A pioneer journalist who started his career in 1964 working with the Daily Times of Nigeria as a trainee reporter and rose to the pinnacle as the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief.