By Edith Igbokwe
Politicians in Alimosho Local.Government Area and former chairmen of local councils in Lagos State are still reeling in shock over the death this morning of former chairman of Igando-Ikotun Local Council Development Area, Hon. Mrs Morenike Adesina-Williams.
The former chairman, Igando-Ikotun (LCDA) 2004- 2007 , Mr. Jimoh Ajao described Late Mrs. Williams as a very straight forward, hard working, disciplined and a dedicated person while she was his vice chairman between 2004 and 2007.
In terms of her political field , Ajao noted her to be a true politician who loved the people the most.
He stated that the people of Igando-Ikotun (LCDA) will miss her greatly.
He emphasised that she was a philantropist whose good gesture, humane, kind and submissive attitudes endeared her to the people.
From the family, Dr. Mrs. Adeyinka Olarinmoye, a lecturer at the Lagos State university and niece to the deceased said it was a pity that she wont see her again.
” It is a pity, I won’t see her again.”
“ She was a very nice person, based on family relationship involvement, she always advised me on matters , asking after the well being of me and my siblings regularly. She was a reliable person, she did her job well and before death, she was a jolly good fellow.”
Olarinmoye noted that the deceased was very close to youths especially and that she rallied round them in her Local Council Area as a politician.
She stated that the last she heard about the deceased was three weeks before her death.
She narrated: “I included her name in the list of women politicians that the president, Bola AhmedTinubu helped their political career and called her to inform her about the publication.
“ I told her to patronise and support the publisher and she replied that she was in United Kingdom ( Uk), that was three weeks ago.
“ I planned to call her later that she should inform me when she returned.What I heard was that she has passed on in London.”
Olarinmoye stated that late Mrs. Williams will be missed by family members, colleagues and others.
She summed that the death of late Mrs. Williams is a lesson that everybody should understand that the world is for a while and to be good to everyone is important.