The sudden death of ACG Jimmy Olumudi Rtd, a great loss to Kabba Community, Okun nation
The member representing Kabba/Bunu State Constituency and Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Prince Matthew Kolawole has described the shocking and sudden death of ACG Jimmy Olumudi, Rtd as a monumental loss to not only his immediate family, Kabba community, Okun nation, Kogi State but the entire country Nigeria being an outstanding and accomplished Customs officer.
He said it is disheartening and painful to lose a humane political/community leader with great sense of humour and patriotism at a critical time as this when nobody is expecting it since he was not nursing any known ailment.
He said ACG Jimmy Olumudi, Rtd was a detribalised Nigerian whose meritorious services to the nation as one of the finest officers of the Nigeria Customers Service from 70s till when he retired in the 2000s are unquantifiable, noting that Owe/Kabba kingdom has lost a great son.
He said Baba Olumudi was one of the pillars of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) in Kabba/Bunu, pointing out that his contributions to the overall success of the party in the zone cannot be over emphasized, stressing that he will be greatly missed.
Rt. Hon. Kolawole said his sudden demise is a bitter pill that is hard to swallow owing to his disposition to the development of the community as one of the giant contributors to the social economic development of Oweland.
He noted that he was able to use his opportunity then to empower the people by giving them jobs in Customs and other agencies of Governments asides numerous persons who benefitted from his magnanimous gestures of giving out cars at no cost.
He sympathized with the immediate family, the Kabba Traditional Council ably led by His Royal Majesty, Oba Solomon Dele Owoniyi, the Obaro of Kabba and Chairman, Okun Area Traditional Council over the demise of a loving father, an illustrious son and outstanding Community leader.
He said it is very sad and painful to lose such a great man as ACG Jimmy Olumudi Rtd at a time when his words of wisdom and knowledge will be needed most, stressing that his demise has created a great vacuum that will be hard to fill.
He noted that death is an expected end of every mortal hence he enjoined his family to take solace in the words of God which say for everything under the sun there is a time; a time to be born, and time to die, stressing that Baba Olumudi has lived a fulfilled life full of positive activities.
Rt. Hon. Prince Matthew Kolawole, on behalf of the 7th Assembly, management and staff of the Kogi State House of Assembly wish to commiserate with his immediate family, Government and people of Kabba/Bunu Local Government on the death of their illustrious son and father, praying that God will grant them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
May his soul rest in peace
Chief Press Secretary to the Honourable Speaker Kogi State House of Assembly.