A former Commissioner for Schooling in Ogun State, Barrister Segun Odubela is useless.
DAILY POST learnt that Odubela, who was appointed Commissioner through the first time period of former Governor Ibikunle Amosun, died in a Lagos hospital on Monday.
In a condolence message, Amosun stated Odubela’s dying is a private loss to him and an important loss to members of his political household, the Authorized occupation 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 Schooling in Ogun State, Barrister Odubela gave a great account of himself as a superb, hardworking, reliable and extremely resourceful individual. He exuded an unparalleled ardour for the progress of Ogun State and Nigeria, and most notably on the bar the place he had an completed profession and attained the celebrated rank of SAN,” Amosun confused.
“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 up to now tense?
“Excellency, I’ll go to court docket, let me problem that in court docket” – this was your ordinary phrase. Who will now be going to court docket on our behalf? How may the chilly arms of dying 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 buddy, brother and boss, Mr. Rickey Tarfa, SAN knowledgeable him of his well being situation.
He disclosed that he thereafter adopted up together with his buddy and brother, Col. Oyefuga and his expensive spouse, Adebimpe.
All these, he defined, have been with prayers and hope that Odubela would pull by.
“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 at the moment. J.O. Odubela, as he was fondly referred to as, was a dutiful, loyal, ever joyful and smiling, and above all, an embodiment of what we referred to as “Ogun Normal”. He can be sorely missed by all of us in Ogun State and past.
As painful as his dying 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.