The immediate past Senator representing Kogi West, Smart Adeyemi says the death of the former Commissioner for Special Duties, Comrade Adesayo Yahaya Ismail is heartbreaking, shocking and painful.
Senator Adeyemi in a statement through his Personal Assistant Kayode Olorunmotito, noted that the passing of Hon. Ismail, the former state treasurer for the APC and the immediate past commissioner for Special duties in Kogi State, has left him and the entire community in a state of grief.
Senator Adeyemi has described the death of Hon. Ismail as heart breaking and extremely painful, saying that this untimely demise is a huge loss to the Ismail family, his friends, the party and the state at large and has created a vacuum that will be difficult to fill.
Speaking on the personality of Hon. Ismail, Senator Adeyemi described him as an open-minded man who played politics devoid of bitterness and recalled with nostalgia how Adesayo welcomed him during his home coming to the APC, with kindness and genuine warmth.
He further noted that the late Adesayo was fiercely loyal, highly committed, characteristically humble, jovial, always demonstrated integrity, very friendly and a disciplined party man with a unique capacity to create and nurture lasting relationships with everyone around him.
Senator Adeyemi said : “I extend my deep and heart felt sympathy to his immediate family, his close friends, the people of Aiyegunle-Gbede, Ijumu Local Government, and his party associates. It is my prayer that the Almighty God consoles those who are most affected by this painful transition. May God’s grace sustain everyone at this trying time. Let us however, take Solace in the knowledge that he lived a good life”.