The Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, has felicitated with the Afenifere Patriarch, Senator Ayorinde Fasanmi who celebrates his 94th Birthday anniversary on Friday 27 September 2019.
Fayemi’s message of felicitation was conveyed in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Public Communications, Segun Dipe.
The Governor extolled the virtues of the nonagenarian, describing him as a true Awoist, foremost nationalist, a committed Afenifere Patriarch and a man of impeccable character, whose political trajectory was without blemish.
According to Fayemi, Senator Fasanmi, who had been a staunch member of the progressive family since the Action Group days "is a leader with impeccable passion for the development of his people."
Fayemi said the political prowess of the Afenifere Patriarch and his contribution to the growth of Afenifere’s popularity is legendary.
"They say time changes people. But for you, it is amazing how you have remained such a great person for all the years. I attest to your strong mind, great heart, true faith, and ready hands."
He prayed God to continue to protect Pa Fasanmi and grant him good health and linger life to render more services to mankind, even as he celebrates the unique age of 94.