Famakinwa’s death a blow to Southwest regional integration efforts: Amosun
Posted by News Express | 22 April 2017 | 1,340 times
•Late DAWN Commission DG, Dipo Famakinwa.
Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has described as “shocking, sudden and sad,” the death of Mr. Dipo Famakinwa, Director General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission.
Famakinwa died in the morning of Friday, April 21, 2017.
The governor, while reacting to news of the death of Famakinwa, on Friday, said: “It is a great loss to the Southwest geo-political zone and indeed the entire nation.”
He added that, “the death of Famakinwa is a blow to the regional integration efforts of the States of Western Nigeria where he had effectively created a template for regional competitiveness and optimisation.”
The Ogun State governor commiserated with the wife and children left behind by the late DG of DAWN Commission and prayed that the Almighty God grants them the fortitude to bear the loss.