Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun had described the death of former senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu as a loss of most reputable philanthropist in Ogun state.
Abiodun in a statement on Facebook page said he has lost a very close friend.
He wrote, “The death of Senator Buruji Kashamu hit the depth of my being when I received the unfortunate news just now.
“This occurrence brings upon me the reality that Nigeria, Ogun State and my circle of close political associates have lost an integral part and indeed one of the State’s most reputable and daring philanthropists.
“I, alongside others whom my late friend has left in this sinful world, will continue to reserve that place of respect, recognition and service for this patriot.
“I personally wish for the late Senator, Allah’s Aljanah Firdaus, while on behalf of my family, the Government and People of Ogun State, I express our deepest condolences to his family on this devastating national loss.”