Buhari reacts to death of Gen. Olurin 

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President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with government and people of Ogun, Ekiti and Oyo states over passing of former military Governor and Administrator, Gen. Adetunji Idowu Olurin.

The President,in a statement issued by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina on Saturday, joined family, friends and professional colleagues in mourning the military officer, who served the country meritoriously in his career, extending support when he was called upon as military Governor in Oyo State, and later as Administrator in Ekiti State. He also was outstanding as ECOMOG Commander in Liberia.

Buhari noted that Gen. Olurin’s efforts in community development, particularly in his state, Ogun, willingly putting his experience and knowledge at the service of various governments.

The President prayed that the Almighty God would grant the departed soul eternal rest, and comfort his family.

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The former Military Administrator of Oyo State, died at the age 77.

Olurin hailed from Ilaro in Ogun West Senatorial District of Ogun State.

He was the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate in the 2011 general election in Ogun State.

Olurin, a Field Commander of ECOMOG Peacekeeping Force in Liberia from 1992 to 1993 during the First Liberian Civil War, retired from service in 1993.

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