The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has described the death of former Minister of Information and Culture, Prince Tony Momoh, as a colossal loss to Nigeria and the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress, APC.
In a condolence mesage signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, Governor Sanwo-Olu said the death of the elder statesman, politician and journalist was painful and heart-breaking.
He urged family, friends and colleagues of the deceased as well as leadership of the All Progressives Congress to work towards immortalizing the late Mooh who stood for and advocated a better Nigeria during his lifetime.
Governor Sanwo-Olu said the country would miss the rich experience and knowledge of the former Daily Times Editor and ex-National Chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressives Chairman, CPC especially his contributions to national office through politics and his editorial contents.
Similarly, President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief at the passing of his long-time ally friend, political loyalist and former Minister of Information and Culture, Prince Tony Momoh.
President Buhari, commiserates with the media industry on the loss of a vetrerian, whom he notes put in a lot to raise the bar of the profession in various ways as editor, manager, administrator, President and Trustee of the Guild of Editors and urged media practitioners to sustain his legacies.
While condoling with the Auchi Kingdom, the government and people of Edo State.