JUST IN: Foundation Marks 25th Anniversary Of Idiagbon’s Demise

Foundation Marks 25th Anniversary Of Idiagbon’s Demise

Foundation Marks 25th Anniversary Of Idiagbon's Demise


The Paul Erinne Foundation has donated 1,000 bags of and awarded scholarships to five indigenes of Emirate in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the demise of the late Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters, Gen. Tunde Idiagbon.

The chairman of the foundation, Engr. Paul Erinne, said the scholarships were given to five selected from the Ilorin Emirate in Kwara State to study engineering courses in any federal in .

Erinne spoke yesterday when he visited the emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari in his palace in Ilorin.

He added that 1,000 bags of rice will be distributed to the people of Ilorin Emirate to support them during the month of in honour of Idiagbon, stressing that the gesture was meant for the ‘poorest of the poor'. “I never met late General Idiagbon during his lifetime but I am happy to be associated with him, even at death. The day the Buhari/Idiagbon-led was overthrown, I shut myself in the house for three days. It was that day that I knew that Nigeria had entered the dark.

“Idiagbon was known for humility, compassion and honesty.  I hope political office holders will imbibe his nationalistic principles in order to make the nation better.

“We gathered to commemorate the 25th memorial of General Tunde Idiagbon, a remarkable leader whose legacy continues to inspire us all. As we reflect on his life and contributions, we honor his memory with gratitude and reverence.

“General Tunde Idiagbon was not just a leader. He was a visionary, a patriot, and a symbol of integrity. His unwavering commitment to duty, discipline, and the welfare of his country left an indelible mark on Nigeria's history.”

In his remarks, the emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari  confirmed that the  late General Idiagbon was a patriotic and worthy of Ilorin Emirate for him to have been remembered with such a laudable support for his people by another good friend after 25years of his demise.

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