The Alliance of Collaborating Political Parties (ACPP) has described the sudden death of Alh. Rafatu Ayinke Salami, mother of one of our distinguished leaders Senator Alhaji Adebayo Ayoade Salami of Oriaye’s Compound as a big blow not only to Osogbo people but also to Osun State. Adebayo Ayoade Salami was elected Senator for Osun Central Constituency of Osun State at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic. Alhaja Rafatu Ayinke Salami was not only an inspiration to her son, Senator Alhaji Adebayo Ayoade Salami but also to Osogbo people.
The organization made the above statement in a condolence message sent to pressmen on the recent demise of Senator Ayoade’s mother in Osogbo.
Prince Adesoji Masilo, the Osun state chairman of ACPP noted that the highly revered and respected late Alh. Rafatu Ayinke Salami would be long remembered and honored in Osogbo and Osun state for her indefatigable contributions to the development of Osogbo women.
Prince Masilo said the late Alh. Rafatu Ayinke Salami was a great woman and leader whose philanthropic gesture cut across ethnic and religious boundaries adding that she would be remembered for her leadership qualities.
The Osun state pioneer Chairman of IPAC further prayed God to grant Alh. Rafatu Ayinke Salami a well-deserved rest from her earthly labors and rest.