Frontline socialite and publisher of Celebrity magazine , Ayo Sogbuyi has expressed shock over the death of his ally Sikiru Bayo Osinowo, an amiable Senator who represented Lagos East senatorial District.
Traumatised Sogbuyi in an emotion laden tribute released from his base in Los Angeles, described the deceased as a true and dependable friend whose compassion for fellow humans is uncommon.
“Your sudden exit has left an indelible mark in my life because you were always there for me, you were not just a friend ;but a brother, a God-sent benefactor whose unrivalled generosity has impacted lives of many around you”
‘The news of your death came to me as a rude shock just like it would have also surprised many. I pray the Almighty Allah will grant you Aljannah Firdaus and your family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss” he muttered .
According to Ayo, the late politician is a big loss to Lagos politics where he exhibited exemplary leadership and loyalty to his party.
“Pepper was a stabilising force and mobiliser for progressive politics in Lagos ”
‘I’m pained that you left the stage at a time when you were serving your country at the national. However, I thank God that you lived a good life and impacted people around you with your kindness. May God grant you eternal rest’ he concluded