Faleti used his skills to serve the Nation, says Osinbajo
…I Had A Special Relationship With Him, Says Tinubu
Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has commiserated with the family of ace actor, broadcaster, journalist and multi-lingual translator, Adebayo Faleti, who passed away last sunday.
Osinbajo also extolled the actor, who deployed his time and skills in the service of the nation through the creation of patriotic narratives and interpretation of speeches of Presidents and Heads of Governments to reach a wider audience.
Osinbajo in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity, Laolu Akande, condoled with the Oyo State government, the Nigerian literary community, movie industry and all the media houses where Faleti served as a broadcaster, dramatist, scriptwriter, poet and translator.
He recalled that the late thespian found his passion at an early age and worked against all odds to acquire knowledge and expertise, bequeathing to the upcoming generations not only an inspiring legacy but also that of focus, discipline and hard work.
Prof Osinbajo noted that the local and international recognitions that Faleti won in his lifetime were not only well deserved, but also proof of his acclaimed and patriotism.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Stalwart, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, also spoke glowingly of the late Faleti, whom he said he had a close relationship with till he breathed his last.
The late Faleti was a man of many parts, the former Lagos State governor said, whom the country would miss dearly.
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