August, 25 2021
Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare has described the demise of former Chairman of Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye as a huge loss to the nation.
Describing the late politician as a strong advocate of democracy, Dare acknowledged the roles played by the late Senator in the sustenance of democratic virtues at all levels of government.
The Minister while applauding the political ideology of the late politician, urged the Durojaiye family to uphold the good legacies of their late patriarch.
In a condolence message, Dare, who was one-time Executive Commissioner (stakeholder management) in NCC, prayed to God to grant the deceased eternal rest. The Minister worked with Senator Durojaiye at NCC where he served as Federal Executive Commissioner.
He said, "I mourn the passing of former Chairman of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye.
" The late Senator Durojaiye was an astute politician and patriotic statesman, who was committed to the sustenance of democratic process.
"He was forthright, courageous, selfless and cerebral.
" Having served the country in various capacities, his contributions to the social, economic and political development of Nigeria are worthy of commendation.
"The deceased died at a time the country needed his wise counsel on national issues.
" He will be greatly missed".
The Minsiter extended his condolences to family, friends and associates of the late Senator Durojaiye.