Osinbajo visits late Subomi Balogun’s family

Yemi Osinbajo

Former Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Subomi Balogun in Ogun State.

Balogun, founder of the First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Group, died on May 18 at the age of 89 in London, United Kingdom.

Prof Osinbajo was accompanied on the visit by Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State. There, Osinbajo signed the condolence register.

The former number two citizen wrote about the visit on Instagram.

“Visited Olori Balogun, Bolaji, Jide, Ladi, Gboyega earlier this afternoon and the family of Late Otunba Subomi Balogun to condole with them on his loss. 

“We bless the name of the lord for the life of Service to school, profession, community, nation and so many of our father, Olori Omo Oba Subomi Balogun.

“May his memory remain blessed forever. Amen,” he said.

Balogun was the ‘olori ebi’ and head of all the princes at the Arojojoye Ruling House in Ijebu Ode.

He held several revered traditional and cultural titles in recognition and appreciation of the number of lives touched. They include Otunba Tunwase, the Olori Omo-Oba of Ijebu, Asiwaju of Ijebu Christians, Baba Oba of Ijebu-Ife, Asalu-Oba of Ijebu Mushin and many others.

The Federal Government also decorated him with the honour of Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON).