Senator Amosun Mourns Late General Ekundayo Opaleye

Former Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has described the passage of an illustrious son of Owu Kingdom, and a patriotic military officer who served as Governor of old Ondo State, Major General Ekundayo Opaleye (rtd) as a great loss to Ogun state and Nigeria.

He acknowledges that Major General Opaleye would be remembered for his selfless service in the Nigerian Army, where he undertook several assignments in Nigeria and Africa, including serving as Corps Commander of the Nigerian Army Engineers and Commander of the OAU Neutral Military Organization Group (NMOG), in Rwanda, among others,

Senator Amosun added that Major General Opaleye, as the Balogun of Erunmu Owu, was committed to the development of Owu kingdom, Egbaland, and Ogun State.

The former Governor commiserates with the wife, children, grandchildren and the entire family he left behind as well as the Olowu of Owuland, Oba Saka Adelola Matemilola, the Balogun of Owu, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and the Owu Traditional Council of Chiefs

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