By Roundoffnews

The Chairman of the Ekiti State House of Assembly Service Commission, Rt Hon (Chief) Olatunbosun Taiwo has described the late Chief George Ojo as a community leader per excellence and Democrat with strong principle of progressive belief.

Chief Olatunbosun stated this when he led other members of the Commission on a condolence visit to the home of the politician in Ado Ekiti.

The Chairman of the Assembly Service Commission described the death of Chief George as sudden, shocking and a great loss not only to his community, Iyin Ekiti but to the entire political class and the State at large.

Chief George Ojo, popularly known as Saribi once served as chairman of the Assembly Commission and died over the weekend at the age of 62.

Chief Olatunbosun described the late Chief George as an experience and astute politician whose wealth of experience will be greatly missed.

In his words, “An astute politician, star agent of progressive family, and community leader with unparalleled love and commitment to his Iyin Ekiti native town , irepodun-ifelodun local government and Ekiti state.

His position on whatever matter affecting politics, religion, social, or community was never in doubt because he has and exhibited an enviable disciplined character of truth, honesty, boldness, courage and sincerity in his dealings with others. Hate him or like him, Chief Saribi was a special breed in community and political mobilization and leadership . ” Olatunbosun said.

The former spokesman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) also described Chief George as a loyal and principled man who believed strongly in the principle of progressive politics, and performed creditably not only during the time he served as Chairman of the Assembly Service Commission but in all the positions he held during his service to the State.

The Assembly Commission Chairman remarked that the death of Chief George Ojo had left a big political vacum not only in his community but the state and Nigeria at large.

He commisserated with the family of the late community leader and politician, and prayed God to grant them the fortitude to forge ahead.