By Jide Orintunsin – Abuja
Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), a platform for All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors, has commiserated with the Government and people of Kwara State over the demise of the first lawyer from Northern Nigeria, Alhaji Abdulganiyu Folorunso Abdulrasaq (SAN).
The forum described the demise of the legal luminary and father of Kwara Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, as a loss to the Nigerian Progressive community and the entire nation.
A condolence message by chairman of the forum Abubakar Bagudu, in Abuja on Saturday, also said the death of the elder statesman was a national loss.
“We received the news of the death of Alhaji Abdulganiyu Folorunsho Abdulrasaq SAN (OFR) with heavy heart but with gratitude to Allah (SWT) for a life well blessed.
“His demise is a loss to the Nigerian Progressive Community and indeed the entire nation.
“We, the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), commiserate with our brother, H. E. Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrasaq, people and government of Kwara State and the nation on this sad loss and pray for the repose of the soul of our dear and beloved father and statesman, Alhaji Abdulganiyu Folorunsho Abdulrasaq, Mutawalin Ilorin and Tafidan Zazzau.
“We pray to God Almighty to grant the family the fortitude to bear this heavy loss.
“May Allah reward all the good work of our dear father, forgive his limitations and bless what he left behind. Amin.
“Rest in peace Alhaji Abdulganiyu Folorunsho Abdulrasaq.