The Nigeria Pillar of Sports, Chief Donatus Agu Ejidike, J.P has joined numerous Nigerians to condole the family of Abdul – Razaq over the demise of their father, Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho Abdul -Razaq, SAN, (OFR) .
In his condolence message made available to the media, Chief Ejidike said the Late Abdul Ganiyu Folorunsho Abdul-Razaq ,SAN, (OFR) was a patriotic Nigerian whose legacies are indelible.
Ejidike noted that the late sage who died at the age of 93 was among the front liners who liberated the Northern Region and Ilorin Emirate in particular as the first lawyer from the region.
He added that in the field of education and politics Alhaji Abdul- Razaq was first among his equals knowing fully well that he founded Ilorin Grammar School, Ilorin aside from scholarship and donations which transformed lives of many poor people.
“I can say without any fear of contradiction that the Mutawali of Ilorin and Tafida of Zazzau, (Zaria), Alh. Folorunsho Abdul-Razaq was a colossus and an enigma of progressive principles. He never compromised the truth, very religious and charismatic. His political impact was felt no wonder his children are highly disciplined and responsible. I pray Almighty Allah grant him aljanah fidauz”.
Late Abdul-Razaq who was the Chairman of Nigerian Body of Benchers in the words of Chief Donatus Agu Ejidike, J.P would be happy in his grave having produced the Executive Governor of Kwara State, Alh. AbdulRahman Abdul-Razaq, Distinguished Senator, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Doctors and accomplished business moguls
Ejidike who sympathized with the family, Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Zulu Gambari, CFR, and Kwara State prayed that his soul be at peace with Allah.
Alhaji Abdul-Razaq who died in the early hours of Saturday, 25 the July, 2020was survived by aged wife, Alhaja Raliat Abdul-Razaq and children including the Governor of Kwara state, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdul-Razaq.