Kwara State Governor Loses Father

Northern parts of the country’s first lawyer and father of Kwara state Governor, Alh. Abdulganiyu Folorunsho  Abdulrasaq is dead.

Popularly known as AGF, he died in the early hours of Saturday in Lagos.

He passed on less than four months to his 93rd birthday.

Apart from being Nigeria’s Ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire, he was the first Commissioner of Finance for Kwara State after the state was created  in 1967.

He was President of the Nigerian Stock Exchange from 2000 – 2003 and Vice-President of the Nigerian Stock Exchange from 1983 – 2000

He is survived by his wife, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, Dr. Alimi Abdulrasaq, a former Executive Director of NNPC, Isiaka Abdulrasaq, Sen. Khairat Gwadabe and a former First Lady of Kwara State, Hajiya Aishat Lawal.

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