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Agege SLG, Gbenga Abiola Loses Father

Secretary to the Local Government, Agege, Mr Gbenga Abiola, has lost his father Chief Olufemi Abiola early hour of Sunday, January 10th, 2021 after brief illness.

Abiola died at age 74-year, he was an educationist who gave his best in serving Lagos State at different capacities.

The late Chief Abiola at different times of his career was a distinguished educator at Lagos City College, Yaba, the Principal of St. Patrick’s Grammar School (Epe), Iganmu High School, and Eric Moore Senior Secondary School. He retired as Director of Education under the Lagos State Ministry of Education.

Olufemi Abiola was a devoted Christian, a Philanthropist and a Disciplinarian who never gave in to mediocrity and indiscipline.

According to one of his sons, Gbenga Abiola, “we will surely miss our dad for his uprightness and the culture of standing for what is ethically good. He had always warned us to shun shortcut to success. All we have achieved today, it is through God and his mentorship. We will miss him, dearly.”

Chief Olufemi Abiola is survived by his wife (Chief Mrs Abiola-Gamba), his three children (Toyin, Funke and Gbenga Abiola) and many grandchildren.

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