National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has paid tribute to Lagos APC Chieftain and member of the Governor’s advisory council, Lanre Rasaq who passed on today.
Asiwaju Tinubu describe Lanre Rasaq in his tribute as, “A member of our Governance Advisory Council in Lagos and one of the apex leaders in Lagos East, Chief Rasaq is an important part of our political movement.”
He served Epe and Lagos State in various capacities including as Chairman of Epe Local Government Area and later Commissioner for Public Transportation in the state.
“So influential is Rasaq in his hometown that he was gifted the traditional title of Balogun of Epe. His death is a big loss to Lagos and Epe town. Lagos APC and members of the progressive family across the country will deeply miss him,” Tinubu added
He further said; “I mourn with his wife and children and the entire Rasaq family. May Almighty Allah give them the strength to live after their father and patriarch.
“I commiserate with Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu, the government and people of the state, particularly the entire people of Epe for the loss of an illustrious son.
“May Almighty Allah forgive the late politician of his shortcomings, reward his good deeds and grant him Aljanna Fridaus. Amin.”