Senator Smart Adeyemi of Kogi West has described news of the death of Joseph Dada, a former chairman of Kabba/Bunu council area of Kogi state, as devastating and heart breaking.
Adeyemi, in a statement on Thursday, he said could not control his emotions on getting the sad news, adding that the late Joseph Dada as a dependable ally.
”The death of Joseph Dada was a personal loss to me. I’m short of words to describe how devastated and heart broken I am over the passing away of this brother and confidant, with whom I had excellent brotherly relationship and association.
“We have indeed lost a distinguished politician, easy going and courageous person who had worked tirelessly to defend the interest of his people, Okunland and the downtrodden members of the society at large.
“Within his sojourn on earth, Joseph Dada had distinguished himself with his characteristic display of patriotism, forthrightness and logical skills.
“Owe land has lost a worthy ambassador and a distinguished gentleman. But we’ll take solace in the fact that his services and other accomplishments will continue to be a source of inspiration to us all.
“Our deep condolences go to his immediate family, constituents, the people of Owe kingdom and Okunland at large over this irreparable loss,” he said.
Adeyemi prayed God Almighty to grant his soul eternal rest.