Senate President, Bukola Saraki has described late elder statesman, Pa Hassan Fasinro as a highly respected administrator and politician who served the nation diligently as a Senator in the Second Republic.
In a statement via his Twitter handle @bukolasaraki on Monday, Saraki noted that the nation has lost a great gem and would miss his fatherly contributions as far as politics is concern in the country.
“The passing of Pa Hassan Adisa Babatunde Fasinro is a great loss to Nigeria. He was a highly respected administrator and politician who served the nation diligently as a Senator in the Second Republic alongside my late father, Oloye.
“Pa Fasinro will be greatly missed by all. My thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time. It is my fervent prayer that Allah forgives his sins and grants him a place amongst the righteous ones in Aljannah Firdaus.
Pa Fasinro died on Sunday after a brief illness aged 99 years old.