The family of former old Oyo State Governor, Dr Victor Omololu Olunloyo, has debunked the news circulating in the media that their patriarch had passed on.
Although the family confirmed Olunloyo’s failing health condition, they appealed for prayers for the old Oyo former governor.
In a statement issued on Saturday, the family said: “We appreciate the public for the interest shown in the wellbeing of our father, Chief Dr. Victor Omololu Sowemimo Olunloyo (aka VOSO).
“In the tradition of the Olunloyo family of Ibadanland, and based on the principles of integrity, inclusion, and openness upon which our revered father VOSO has always stood, we would like to inform the Nigerian public that we would greatly appreciate your prayers for our father who is presently in the ICU at UCH Ibadan.
“As a public figure, we believe that his condition should not be hidden from the Nigerian public who have a right to know about their leaders.
“Please accept our most sincere thanks for your all concern and goodwill.
“May God Almighty bless you all and our dear country Nigeria”, it added.
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