The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Age AbdulKareem, has commiserated with the Executive Governor of Kwara State, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and the good people of the State on the death of the Chief of Staff, Government House, Ilorin, Engr. Aminu Adisa Login,mni,which occurred on Tuesday ,July 7,2020.
The Vice-Chancellor, in a statement signed by the institution’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Mr .Kunle Akogun,and distributed to newsmen in Ilorin, said that the death of the foremost public servant and eminent industrialist was most unexpected and shocking to him and the entire members of the University community.
Prof.AbdulKareem said that Engr.Logun was a meticulous public officer,a dedicated professional and a special breed of technocrat who recorded remarkable accomplishments in various spheres of his career spanning many decades.
The Vice-Chancellor stated that Engr. Logun was not only a distinguished professional colleague of his but also an abiding friend of the “better by far University”.
While noting that the death of the elder statesman at this point-in-time was most unexpected, he explained that Kwara State has,by his death,lost a great citizen,a true public servant,a fascinating patriot and a firm believer in its destined greatness.
The Vice-Chancellor recalled his several interactions with the deceased, most especially since the formation of the present Kwara State Government ,which, he said,were targeted at building and sustaining synergy between the University of Ilorin and the government of the State,saying that Engr.Logun was a man who gave his all to the services of the people of the State,even as a Septunagerian.
Prof.AbdulKareem condoled with His Royal Highness, the Emir of Ilorin and Chairman,Kwara State Council of Emirs and Obas, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, CFR,and the people of Ilorin Emirate over the loss of one of their most distinguished sons.
The Vice-Chancellor also sympathised with the family members, friends and colleagues of the deceased, most especially the leadership and members of the Nigerian Society of Engineers on the death of the foremost Engineer,adding that his absence would be felt by all.
Prof.AbdulKareem prayed Allah to forgive Engr. Logun’s shortcomings and grant his gentle soul eternal felicity as he also prayed the Almighty Creator to grant the Kwara State Government,his wife and children as well as other fanily members the fortitude to bear the loss.
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