The Deputy Chief of Staff on General Administration to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State, Mr. Mikhail Adejare Adebisi, aged 54, is dead.
He died on Friday night after a brief illness, and will be buried today in his home town in accordance with Islamic rites
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Ismail Omipidan, said in a statement that Adebisi’s death had nothing to do with the Coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Oyetola, in his condolence message, described the death of Adebisi as a personal loss to him and the government he heads.
The statement read, “I received with great shock the passing of my Deputy Chief of Staff in charge of General Administration, Jare Adebisi.
“His death is not only a loss to me personally and the people of Ilobu alone, but also to the state at large.
“But as Muslims, we should take it in good faith and give gratitude to Allah that the late administrator ran a good race while he was alive.”
Oyetola, while condoling the family of the late Adebisi, further said, “My deep condolences go to the entire family, the APC, the political class, the government as well as the entire state. He will be sorely missed. I pray Allah grant him aljanat firadaus and all of us the courage and fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.”
The late Adebisi, who had served both as Assistant Chief of Staff and Special Adviser in the Governor’s Office, in the previous administration, held an LL.M degree and was pursuing his doctorate programme in Law before his death.