Prominent House of Rep Candidate Dies After Attending Function In His Hometown

Prominent House of Rep Candidate Dies After Attending Function In His Hometown

  • The Accord Party's house of representatives candidate for the Atisbo/Saki East/Saki West federal constituency, Jacob Ogunmola, is dead
  • The politician reportedly died after attending a function in Saki, where he earlier apologised for coming late for the function
  • Ogunmola complained of being unwell after the function, and his team decided to move him to his base in Lagos before his death

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Saki, Oyo - Jacob Funmi Ogunmola, the Accord Party's house of representatives candidate for the Atisbo/Saki East/Saki West federal constituency, is dead.

According to sources, Ogunmola, the former chairman of the Atisbo local government in Oyo state, gave up the ghost after attending a function in Saki, The Nation reported.

Jacob Ogunmola/Accord Party/Oyo state/Saki/2023 Election
Accord Party house of rep candidate dies after attending a function in his hometown Photo Credit: Jacob Funmi Ogunmola
Source: Facebook

It was learnt that the politician died when he was being moved from Saki to his base in Lagos.

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Another source disclosed that the politician had just finished a programme in Saki when he complained of being unwell. The source added that the complaint prompted the move to take him to Lagos.

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In a post on his campaign Facebook page, the house of reps aspirant told his host that it was not his habit to be late to events, but he had a crisis.

A few months ago, Ogunmola's successor in the Atisbo local government, Wasiu Owolabi, died in an auto accident.

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Source: Legit.ng

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