By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo
Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Adebayo Salami, the Baba Adinni of Osogbo, and All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in the state, who died on Thursday.
Salami represented Osun Central at the Senate from 1999 to 2003.
Reacting to the news of the Senator’s death, Oyetola, in a post on his official Facebook page, commiserated with the family of the deceased and the Muslim community in Osun.
The governor wrote: “Sad to learn of the passing of Baba Adinni of Osogbo and chieftain of our party, APC, Senator Adebayo Hamzat Salami. This is a huge loss, not only to his family and friends but to the people of Osogbo and Osun State at large.
“My prayers and thoughts are with his family and the Muslim community in Osun. As we mourn Baba Adinni’s demise, I pray Almighty Allah to overlook his shortcomings, grant him a place in Aljannah Firdaus, and give the family and all those who mourn his demise the strength to bear this loss”.
WESTERN POST learnt that the Osogbo-born politician died in the United States of America after a brief illness.