Ambassador Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua, founder/President of Asabe Shehu Yar Ádua Foundation, has mourned the death of Chief Oluwole Awolowo describing it as a painful and irreparable loss which has created an irreplaceable vacuum in the ranks of progressive Nigerians.
In a statement signed personally, Hajiya Asabe said “his death is painful and a great loss to us because of his undisguised patriotism, piety, humanitarianism and spirit of live-and- let-others live. He was an uncommon gift to Nigeria. And we will continue to cherish his love and affection.
“His love for people, his concern for truth, and justice and his ‘unbreakable’ steadfastness with Christ through prayers, which he never failed to offer whenever we come to visit, will remain evergreen with us.”