Saraki mourns Ex-Daily Times MD, Onukaba Adinoyi-Ojo
Posted by News Express | 7 March 2017 | 1,406 times
•Late Dr. Adinoyi Ojo Onukaba.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, expressed sadness over the death of a former Managing Director of the Daily Times of Nigeria, Dr. Onukaba Adinoyi-Ojo, reportedly following an armed robbery attack.
Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, described Dr. Adinoyi-Ojo as a quintessential intellectual, consummate administrator, complete gentleman and a detribalised Nigerian.
According to him, Onukaba would be missed for his contributions to the growth and development of the country, both in the media, as well as literary and political fields.
“Onukaba was one man zealous to use his God given talent to benefit humanity.
Generations unborn will drink from the fountain of his wisdom which he has aptly embedded in some of his books and publications. He shall be sorely missed by his family, the people of Kogi State, Nigeria and the world at large,” Saraki said.
He commiserated with his immediate family, the government and people of Kogi State over the untimely death of their dear son, and a true Nigerian.
While urged his immediate family to take solace in the fact that Onukaba served his country excellently and left his footprints on the sands of time.