BREAKING: Tears as Ekiti APC State Chairman, Paul Omotoso, Dies

BREAKING: Tears as Ekiti APC State Chairman, Paul Omotoso, Dies

  • APC chairman in Ekiti state, Paul Omotoso, died on Wednesday morning, months after being freed by kidnappers
  • Omotoso was said to have been battling health challenges since his release by the kidnappers
  • His death came nearly a month after the PDP chairman in Ondo state, Fatai Adams, also passed away

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost its Ekiti state chairman, Paul Omotoso, to the cold hands of death.

According to Vanguard, Omotoso passed away in the early hours of Wednesday, March 6.

Ekiti APC chairman Paul Omotoso dies
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The cause of his death remains unknown as of the time of writing this report.

Omotoso: APC chairman battles health challenges

However, it was gathered that the APC state chairman has been battling with his health since he was kidnapped in July 2023.

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Recall that Omotoso was abducted in July 2023 while driving in his car at the Agbado Ekiti area of Gbonyin local government area of the state.

Segun Dipe, the APC publicity secretary in Ekiti state, confirmed his death. Dipe, however, did not provide further explanation concerning Omotoso's demise.

Channels TV reported that the family of the deceased has also confirmed the development.

Ondo PDP state chairman dies

Omotoso's death came barely a month after the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo state, Fatai Adams, passed away.

Adams died on Wednesday, February 14.

Kennedy Peretei, the publicity secretary of the PDP in the Sunshine state, confirmed his death to journalists.

At the time, Peretei said the opposition party would make official communication to the media on the incident in due course.

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Peretei said:

“Yes, it is true, but we will soon communicate with you properly on the incident.”

Ekiti: Driver killed, abducted schoolchildren released earlier reported that Ekiti school children and teachers who were abducted by gunmen regained their freedom.

According to the police, the release was made around 1 am on Sunday while the assailants killed the driver.

Their release was also confirmed by the chairman of the Emure council area of Ekiti, who said they were at the palace of Elemure of Emure Ekiti.


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