League Condoles Family of Late Otunba Folarin
BY EGUONO ODJEGBA
The League of Maritime Editors (LOME) has joined well meaning maritime industry stakeholders in condoling the family of late Otunba Kunle Folarin who passed on last recently at the age of 82 years.
In a condolence message to the family, the President of LOME, High Chief Timothy Okorocha, described late Otunba as an industry icon who will remain fresh in the memory of maritime stakeholders for his wealth of experience on highly technical maritime issues.
The statement signed by the group’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Francis Ugwoke further quoted Chief Okorocha as describing Otunba Folarin as a maritime industry lover who offered his wealth of knowledge to all, particularly to the maritime media as he opened his door to all.
He recalled that the late Otunba had attended the League’s recent Annual General Meeting where he spoke on increasing indigenous shipping development as necessary for the national economy.
The League in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, Mr Francis Ugwoke prayed to God to give the family the fortitude to bear the loss. The statement said the passage of Otunba was a sad moment for the entire maritime industry; even as The League also prayed to God to grant him eternal rest.