A former Commissioner for Training in Ogun State, Barrister Segun Odubela is lifeless.
DAILY POST learnt that Odubela, who was appointed Commissioner in the course of the first time period of former Governor Ibikunle Amosun, died in a Lagos hospital on Monday.
In a condolence message, Amosun stated Odubela’s loss of life is a private loss to him and an important loss to members of his political household, the Authorized career and Ogun State.
Within the assertion he signed personally, the Ogun Central Senator stated Odubela was one of many most interesting residents of Ogun State, who served selflessly and contributed immensely to the event of Ogun State.
“As a Commissioner for Training in Ogun State, Barrister Odubela gave account of himself as an excellent, hardworking, reliable and extremely resourceful individual. He exuded an unparalleled ardour for the progress of Ogun State and Nigeria, and most significantly on the bar the place he had an achieved profession and attained the celebrated rank of SAN,” Amosun careworn.
“Odubela, my expensive Odubela. How can I be writing about my Commissioner One, our Commissioner One, the Commissioner One of many Ogun State Govt Council Class of 2011-2015 previously tense?
“Excellency, I’ll go to courtroom, let me problem that in courtroom” – this was your regular phrase. Who will now be going to courtroom on our behalf? How might the chilly palms of loss of life snatch Odubela away so out of the blue and in such a merciless manner,” he lamented.
Senator added that an innocuous textual content message on Sunday evening, from Odubela’s bosom good friend, brother and boss, Mr. Rickey Tarfa, SAN knowledgeable him of his well being situation.
He disclosed that he thereafter adopted up along with his good friend and brother, Col. Oyefuga and his expensive spouse, Adebimpe.
All these, he defined, had been with prayers and hope that Odubela would pull via.
“Alas, at round 10.32pm on Monday evening, fifteenth March 2021, I used to be knowledgeable that the worst had occurred, Segun Odubela had gone to his creator.
“It saddens my coronary heart that his life, desires and blossoming authorized profession needed to finish abruptly presently. J.O. Odubela, as he was fondly known as, was a dutiful, loyal, ever joyful and smiling, and above all, an embodiment of what we known as “Ogun Customary”. He will likely be sorely missed by all of us in Ogun State and past.
As painful as his loss of life might be, I enjoin the Odubela household, the Ogun State Govt Council Class of 2011-2015, members of the internal bar, the individuals of Ikenne and certainly Ogun State to take solace in the truth that Barrister Olusegun Odubela lived a fulfilled life and left behind enduring legacies. I pray that Almighty God will grant him everlasting relaxation and provides all of us the fortitude to bear the ache of his loss.
“Adieu Segun Odubela, my expensive Commissioner One!” Amosun submitted.