A former deputy national chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has reportedly lost his son, Dipo, who is said to be 42 years old. His death is said to have shaken the family.
Vanguard reports that Dipo died in a hospital in Ikoyi on Thursday, May 10, after a long battle with an undisclosed ailment.
He was said to have been born by George’s first wife, Feyi.
Meanwhile, the Lagos state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has condoled with the former Olabode George, over the death of Dipo.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Dipo died in the early hours of Thursday at the age of 42.
He had been suffering from a protracted illness before his death in a Lagos hospital.
The state’s party chairman, Moshood Salvador, in a statement issued after a condolence visit to the George family, said that the Lagos chapter was devastated by the news.
He said the party shared in the grief of the family at the trying period.
Salvador prayed for the peaceful repose of the deceased, while praying to God to grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss.
“May the care and love of those around you provide peace and comfort to get you through the days ahead.
“I hope our Lord brings you and your family the much needed peace during this testing time.
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“Our condolences to the entire George family over this irreparable loss," he said.
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