Gov Bello condoles with family of late PDP chairman in Kogi state

Gov Bello condoles with family of late PDP chairman in Kogi state

- Barrister Taiwo Kola Ojo, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s chairman in Kogi West senatorial district recently passed on

- Governor Yahaya Bello has condoled with the family of the late politician who slumped and died while playing lawn tennis

- The governor in a statement sent to journalists by his chief press secretary, Onogwu Muhammed described the death of Ojo as 'touching.'

Governor Yahaya Bello has condoled with the family of Late Barrister Taiwo Kola Ojo, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s chairman in Kogi West senatorial district, who slumped and died while playing lawn tennis on Tuesday, January 7.

The governor in a statement sent to journalists by his chief press secretary, Onogwu Muhammed on Wednesday, January 8, described the death of Ojo as 'touching.'

Gov Bello condoles with family of late PDP chairman in Kogi state
Gov Bello described the death of the late politician as 'touching'. Photo source: Twitter
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“It is with heavy hearts but total submission to the will of God that I, on behalf of the government and people of Kogi state received the sad demise of one of us, Barrister Taiwo Kola Ojo.

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“The death is nearer home in the state political circle and as one of our own, being the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Kogi West, the death is more touching, especially the fact that he was actively involved in the recent political activities in the state,’’ the governor stated.

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Legit.ng previously reported that Saibu Adeosun, a nominee of the governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun, died some moments before his screening and possible confirmation.

Adeosun was nominated by the governor for the position of chairman of the caretaker committee of Ipokia local government area and was to be screened by the state's House of Assembly but died some moments before his screening and possible confirmation.

In a related development, a ward chairman of the PDP in Delta state, Paul Onomuakpokpo, have been killed by some suspected assassins.

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Onomuakpokpo who is the chairman of Ward 4 (Olomu Ward 1) in Ughelli South council area was shot dead by the gunmen on Wednesday, January 8.

He was shot along Ogoni road, near the palace of a traditional ruler at about 7 pm and died at the spot from several bullets shots by the assailants.

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