Story By Akinola Emmanuel
The Osi Bashorun Of Ibadanland has described the death of foremost Ibadan-born business mogul and politician, Chief Harry Akande as an irreparable loss to the country, Oyo State and Ibadanland.
Osi Bashorun Adeduntan made his feelings known in a condolence message made available through his media office in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Saturday.
“Chief Akande was a man of many parts. He was a creator of jobs who
demonstrated untiring love for the down-trodden.
”His philanthropic gestures knew no bounds, intervening especially in critical
sectors of the economy,” he said.
The 2023 Oyo State Governorship Hopeful, Adeduntan said that the late industrialist was one of the early groups of private individuals in business especially in the critical sector of the nation.
He condoled with the government and people of Oyo State, particularly the
Olubadan-in-Council on the loss of the Agbaoye of Ibadanland.
The President, Adeduntan Cardiovascular & Diagnostic centre, (ACDC) Ibadan, said Akande immeasurable contributions to the development and progress of his community and country remained paramount till the very end..
Adeduntan urged the family, friends and associates as well as the entire people of Ibadanland to take solace in the fact that Akande touched lives, wrote his name in gold and lived a life of accomplishments.
He prayed that God would grant the deceased eternal rest.