The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, has mentioned he obtained the information of the dying of rights activist and labour chief, Ayodele Akele, with shock, describing the dying as a colossal loss to all the nation.
Adams, in a press release by his Particular Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi, described Akele as a dependable and trusted ally that made a exceptional influence on the earth of social activism whereas devoting all his life and vitality to freedom preventing.
The assertion partly learn, “I’m saddened to listen to the information of Akele’s dying, it’s a loss too many to bear. The late Akele’s foothold in social activism is indelible and we will definitely miss his radicalism.
“Comrade Akele was a frontline freedom fighter and one of many sturdy males to be trusted within the wrestle, particularly, in the course of the darkish period of the navy. He had suffered loads of injustice and but remained steadfast within the wrestle for justice and social reforms.
“The unionists’ relationship with the Oodua Peoples Congress household was cordial until date. He was nicknamed ‘Itu’.”
Adams, whereas describing the late Akele as a hero, even in dying, charged different comrades and social activists to not relent within the wrestle for true federalism.
He mentioned, “The one method the dying of our heroes’ previous wouldn’t be in useless is to proceed the wrestle for which heroes like Comrade Akele lived and died for and likewise show unrelenting zeal for social justice.”