By Godwin Amunde
The Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), an umbrella body of Governors elected under the banner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condoled with their colleague, Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahaman Abdulrasaq, over the death of his father, Abdulganiyu Folorunsho.
The death of the Governor’s father was announced early Saturday.
In a condolence message made available to journalists in Abuja and signed by Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Kebbi State governor and Chairman of the PGF, the APC governors describe the loss as that of the entire nation.
“We received the news of the death of Alhaji Abdulganiyu Folorunsho Abdulrasaq SAN (OFR) with heavy heart but with gratitude to Allah (SWT) for a life well blessed. His demise is a loss to the Nigerian Progressive Community and indeed the entire nation.
“We, the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), commiserate with our brother, H. E. Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrasaq, people and government of Kwara State and the nation on this sad loss and pray for the repose of the soul of our dear and beloved father and statesman, Alhaji Abdulganiyu Folorunsho Abdulrasaq, Mutawalin Ilorin and Tafidan Zazzau.
“We pray to God Almighty to grant the family the fortitude to bear this heavy loss. May Allah reward all the good work of our dear father, forgive his limitations and bless what he left behind, Amin,” the condolence reads.