Former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has expressed shock on the passing of veteran actor, Chef Adebayo Faleti who he described as a rare gem; an uncommon individual.
In a statement signed by his officer, Ayo Giwa, the former governor stated that late Chief Faleti was a man of many parts who equally excelled in his career as a poet, journalists, writer, translator, broadcaster and TV exponent.
According to Daniel, late Chief Adebayo Faleti’s had always been in the forefront for the promotion of Yoruba Culture and tradition.
His words: “His undying passion for the development and uplift of Yoruba values could only be described in the superlatives. He was a celebrated artist and an astute administrator.
“Late Chief Adebayo’ s death was a great loss to the nation particularly the entire Yorubaland but his life and works will continue to be reference points in our national history”.