*As Ereyitomi describes him as Academic don, preacher of God’s word
Warri Federal Constituency mourns the passage of an academic don and erudite scholar, Late Rev. Dr. Pa. Jackson Ireyefoju who passed on at the ripe age of 81 few days after celebrating his birthday in Warri, Delta State.
Late Dr. Jackson Ireyefoju was a retired but not tired Senior Lecturer at the Delta State University, Abraka where he sojourned triumphantly well in the academic world teaching and transforming different lives as well as imparting knowledge to people irrespective of tribe race nor religion even while and after full time lecturing in the university.
Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives Abuja, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi who was in shock over the passage of Dr. Jackson Ireyefoju described him as an academic don who has paid his dues in making sure good character and quality teaching and learning were well bequeathed to people he comes in contact with while alive.
Warri Rep. Ereyitomi stressed the need for people to live right and emulate the quality virtues of Academic Dr. Ireyefoju whose venture and success in the academic world commands respect for him and his family as well as Delta state and in diaspora, adding that despite serving Delta state, Warri and Nigeria , Pa. Ireyefoju was dedicated, generous to people and didn’t hurt even his students while in classroom teaching career and post retirement.
The Warri Federal Lawmaker noted that Rev. Dr. Ireyefoju was a preacher of God’s gospel using his well established ministry to propagate the word of God and wining souls to God, showing love and determination to things of Jehovah on earth.
He disclosed that Pa. Ireyefoju was a man of honour always resourceful delivering and making justice to several issues with facts whenever he is called upon to deliver lecture on any topical issues
Chief Ereyitomi advised the wife, children, family members and other close associates to take solace in God urging, them to emulate the humility and good legacies their father has left behind for the family as well as the entire Warri federal constituency and Delta state at large and beyond.