Nigerians have been encouraged to show more commitment to national unity and democratic development.
Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo gave the advice during the funeral service of the founder of Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, Late Dr Fredrick Fasehun at the Saint Stephen’s Anglican Cathedral Church, Ondo City, Ondo State.
Professor Osinbajo maintained that Late Fasehun spent his lifetime and resources on the restoration of democracy through June 12 and OPC.
Also speaking, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said the late pro democracy activist and nationalist, who always spoke his mind no matter how controversial, would remain indelible in the history of Yoruba race for his struggle through OPC.
In a sermon, the Archbishop of Ondo Province, Anglican Communion, Most Reverend Gabriel Akinbiyi, who said death was inevitable for all, irrespective of position or status, described Late Dr Frederick Fasehun as a patriotic Nigerian whose life was devoted to the liberating the people regardless of religious and political affiliations.
Aged, eighty three, late Dr Fredrick Fasehun is survived by wife, six children and thirteen grandchildren.
Dignitaries at the event included, Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, former Ondo State Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, Minister of State for Niger Delta, Professor Claudius Daramola and Reverend Cannon Adebayo Eso of the Ondo Diocese of Anglican Communion.