Osun Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has mourned the passing of Pa Bolarinwa Oyegoke Babalakin, who died on Saturday, 4 December, 2021 at the age of 94.
Oyetola condoled his family, especially Dr. Wale Babalakin, SAN, and the entire Muslim Ummah in Gbongan and the State at large.
In a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, the Governor said the former Supreme Court Judge lived a pious, worthy and exemplary life that was devoted to the service of Allah and humanity.
He added that Pa Babalakin would be greatly missed.
Oyetola said: “Death, as we all know is inevitable. But we are always pained by the death of our loved ones. The late Pa Bolarinwa’s death is a huge loss to the State.
“He lived a pious, fulfilled and exemplary life that was devoted to the service of Allah and humanity. Baba was peace loving. I pray Allah to forgive his shortcomings and admit him into Aljanah Firdaus.”