It was a rain of eulogies and encomiums at the 1,500-seater lecture theatre, College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, on Tuesday, as top personalities from Ogbomoso, Nigeria police, government circles and others shower encomiums on the late Inspector General of Police, Chief Sunday Adewusi, on a day of tributes organised by Ogbomoso Community Foundation (OCF).
The wife of the late former Inspector General of Police, Mrs Ameenat Funso Adewusi, was welcomed by cadet police, after which she inspected the guard of honour before she was led into the hall by the former governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala.
She arrived at the venue of the event in company of the children and other members of the family.
Leading the tribute, the former governor of Oyo State, Alao-Akala confessed that he benefited greatly from late Adewusi’s benevolence, describing him “as a special breed.” He also added that professionally in the Nigeria Police, his tenure as the IGP has continued to be regarded as the best in the history of Nigeria Police Force.
The vice chairman of OCF, Alhaji Kelani Sanni, described the late IGP as a bridge builder and a source of inspiration who devoted the greater part of his life in serving humanity.
In his remark, the former Chief of Staff to Governor Alao-Akala, Chief Dr Saka Balogun, said he cherished every moment of his association and relationship with him.
The chairman of the occasion, Justice Afolabi Adeniran said Ogbomoso land just have to celebrate the life of Asiwaju Adewusi.
The Vice Chancellor, LAUTECH, Professor Sulaimon Gbadegesin, in his tribute extolled the contributions of the deceased to the establishment of the institution.