The strong man of Kwara State, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki, is dead. The news of his demise just came in now. Dr. Saraki who is known and addressed by many of his die-hard followers as Baba Oloye was 79 years old at the time of his death, said to have been this morning Wednesday, November 14, 2012.
He would be buried today in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital by 4pm. He was born May 17, 1933. He was a Medical Doctor, who later became a politician of note, especially in Kwara State. He was elected a Senator in 1979, and later became the Senate Leader.
He is survived by his wife and children, amongst who are Dr. Olubukola Saraki, former Governor of Kwara State, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, Laolu Saraki & Tope Saraki.
May the soul of the dearly departed rest in peace!