The family of the late National Assembly member Hon Olatoye Sugar as promised to continue his philantrophic peoject and ensure all ongoing projects embarked upon by the deceased are completed and commission soon
They also assured the public that a Free Public Library, Free Relaxation/Game Centre and a Free Hall for students, women, children and people with disability programmes when completed will be open for public use.
Efungade-Onigbodogi Compound Ibadan in an appreciation letter signed by Hon Jide Olatoye appreciates the outgoing governor of Oyo state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, Incoming governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, Speaker House of Reps Yakubu Dogara and others for their support during the trials.
Below is the full text of the release :
RE: BURIAL OF HON. (DR) OLATOYE TEMITOPE SUGAR – LETTER OF APPRECIATION
On behalf of the family of Late Hon. Olatoye Temitope Sugar, Efungade-Onigbodogi Compound, the good people of Lagelu/Akinyele federal constituency, friends associates and Olatoye Sugar Foundation (OSF), we express our profound gratitude to eminent personalities too numerous to mention and the general public for their supports during the final burial outing for the late philanthropist and astute lawmaker.
Special thanks to the Speaker of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara & members of National Assembly specifically, Hon Olusunbo Olugbemi, Hon Oladipupo Adebutu & Hon. Chris Okafor. Also, the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Isiaq Abiola Ajimobi, former Governor Alao Akala, the new Governor Elect of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, Oyo state PDP women leader, Alhaja Wule, Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Olagunju Ojo, Hon Olusegun Olaleye (Radical Brother), Hon Joshua Oyebamiji, Professor Adeniyi Olowofela, Asiwaju Yemi Aderibigbe, Dr Olatunde Amusat, Oyo state 7th Assembly led by Sen. Monsurat Sunmonu, Veteran Broadcaster, Mr. Isaac Brown and all media houses in Oyo State.
Worthy gratitude also goes to all clergies and religious bodies that stood by us. Most importantly are the members and shepherds of Celestial Church of Christ, World-Wide. Reverend Pastor Mobiyina Oshoffa, Most Superior Evangelist J.D Nunayon, Ven. Superior Evangelist Kiki, CCC, Yemetu Archdiocese & CCC Central Choir, Egbe Imole Obirin Keji of St’ Pauls Anglican Church, Yemetu and entire congregation.
The Theatre Practitioners of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Lagelu LG & Oyo State in general, Alh. Adebisi Akande (Taye Currency), Evang. Samson Adekanmbi & Evang. Tunde Apata of the Ages band as well as distinguished members of the press.
In the same vein, we want to assure the public that all the philanthropic gestures of Hon (Dr) Olatoye Temitope Sugar shall continue through our foundation and all his ongoing projects shall be completed and commissioned soon.
Also, in honour of the deceased lawmaker, a Mausoleum has been built named *Hon (Dr) Olatoye Temitope Sugar Memorial Arcade* beside his Everlasting Hotel, along Iwo Road – Ojoo Express way, General Gas, Ibadan which currently houses Hon. Olatoye Sugar’s Tomb as well as a Free Public Library, Free Relaxation/Game Centre and a Free Hall for students, women, children and people with disability programmes when completed.
This piece of appreciation will be incomplete without giving due regard to the relentless efforts and sacrifices of the Burial Committee as well as that of members of Olatoye Sugar Foundation in Nigeria and abroad.
We pray that, untimely death shall not be our portion and God shall prosper all our ways.
Many thanks and God bless.
Hon. Olajide Olatoye
For: Olatoye Sugar Memorial Foundation (OSMF)