[PHOTO] “Thanks For Being A Role Model And My Best Friend” – Fmr. Minister Of Agric, Akinwumi Adesina Announces Death Of His Father

President of the African Development Bank (AFDB), Mr Akinwumi Adesina, has announced the passing of his father, Roland F. Adesina.

The former Nigeria minister of agriculture paid glowing tributes to his father who he described as his ‘best friend’.

Akinwumi took to his twitter page to eulogize the role of his father in his development.

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He wrote:

“My darling father and best friend, Roland F. Adesina, passed away yesterday morning. I wouldn’t have been who I am today without your love and sacrifice. Thanks for sending me to school and being a role model. Rest in peace my very dear senior Ombros!”

Meanwhile, Nigerians and other Africans from various sectors ranging from the business world, to entertainment, politics etc have been offering their condolences to the younger Adesina.

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