Former Ekiti lawmaker, Kola Fakiyesi buried amidst glowing tributes

The remains of a former member of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon Kola Fakiyesi have been buried at his country home, Iyin Ekiti amidst glowing tributes.


Fakiyesi died on Monday without any premonition of his passage at the age of 51.


His burial was witnessed by friends, family members and well wishers at Babamuboni Memorial Anglican Church, Iyin -Ekiti

In his sermon, the officiating minister, Venerable Oluwasola Adekola said death is a necessary end for every human.


He described the deceased as a courageous man who contributed his quota to the development of Ekiti State.


One of his friends, Mr. Kunle Ajibogun, said Fakiyesi was a unique friend when he was alive.


His words, ‘His passage is painful. I couldn’t believe it that my friend is gone. A rare gem has departed this world.


“A kind hearted politician has gone, a refined politician has bid this world farewell.


“I have met so many humans in my life, I lost  some but I didn’t care. Kola Fakiyesi, your premature departure remains a mystery to me. 

“Your face remains etched in my heart. Forever , as long as my memory serves me right, I will miss you. Rest in peace , my darling friend and brother”