Reps honour late Olowo

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The House of Representatives on Thursday honoured the late Olowo of Owo, Oba Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi, who joined his ancestors on April 17 at 77.

Besides observing a minute silence, prayers for the repose of the soul of the departed monarch were also said by the lawmakers.

Speaker Yakubu Dogara described the late monarch as a man with outstanding qualities.

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According to Bode Ayorinde (Ondo) while moving the motion, Oba (Dr.) Folagbade David Victor Olateru Olagbegi lived a fulfilled life and impacted on so many lives within and outside Owo Kingdom.

While craving the indulgence of his colleagues to observe a minute silence in honour of this illustrious son and King of Owo Kingdom, Oyerijde noted the late traditional ruler was a pragmatic elder statesman, a lover and practitioner of peace, and a lawyer of high repute.

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The lawmaker noted that the late monarch contributed so much to the legal profession and the country, while at the same time upheld the rich cultural heritage of the nation.

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