By Ola Adeola
Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, has revealed his last encounter with deceased elder statesman Olaniwun Ajayi. In his condolence statement, Governor Ambode recalled he had last met Ajayi at his residene at Bourdillion, Ikoyi.
Governor Ambode said Ajayi admonished them, including influential politician Bola Tinubu, and that he spoke as though he had a premonition of his coming death.
“I recall my last meeting with him just about three months ago at the residence of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. It was like a premonition. He had admonished all of us to give him a long lasting legacy and ensure that the Yoruba hegemony is not trampled upon and tarnished.
“This wish of his, as a great Nigerian statesman, and true son of Yoruba land, we are committed to uphold and to cherish.”