A prominent son of Ilorin and Waziri Hausa, Waziri Yakubu Gobir has expressed sadness over the death of elder statesman, and Tafida of Ilorin, Dr. Amuda Aluko.
He said Dr. Aluko was a mentor, a bridge builder and a pillar of unity for many sons and daughters of Ilorin and the entire Kwara State.
Waziri Gobir affirmed that Tafida invested a lot of of his time and money on developing people, and the community. He was a brilliant medical doctor and an astute politician. Dr Aluko was a frontline advocate for the political emancipation of Kwara State. We thank Almighty Allah for sparing his life long enough for him to witness the political paradigm shift, which he helped to midwife, take root in Kwara State.
Waziri Gobir extended his condolences to the family of Dr. Amuda Aluko; the Emir of Ilorin, His Royal Highness Alhaji. Dr Ibrahim Zulu Gambari CFR and all indigenes of the Ilorin Emirate for the colossal loss.
He prayed that Allah SWT should forgive his sins and grant him a place in Al Jannatul Firdaus. May his memory continue to be a blessing amongst his friends and well wishers.