The Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar; Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, and the party in the state, have expressed grief over the death of its National Vice Chairman (South West), Soji Adagunodo.
Adagunodo died in the United States of America, after a brief illness.
In a statement, the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Debo Ologunagba; the Atiku Media Office, Governor Makinde, and the party in the state, described Adagunodo’s death as a great loss not only to his family and the PDP, but also to the nation.
Ologunagba said the PDP family is grief-stricken over the death because the late politician worked and was still working on strengthening the party in the South West at the time of his passing.
The party, in a statement by its Zonal Chairman, Isaac Kekemeke, said: “We are saddened by his death and condole with his immediate family in particular and also his political family in general.
“Adagunodo’s legacies, which included abhorrence of politics of bitterness, will no doubt make his place difficult to be filled.
We pray God for the repose of his soul.”
Oyo State chapter of the PDP has commiserated with its Osun State counterpart over the death of Adagunodo.
The Chairman, Dayo Ogungbenro, in a statement in Ibadan yesterday through the Publicity Secretary, Akeem Olatunji, described Adagunodo’s on its part, the PDP chairman in Oyo State, Dayo Ogungbenro, described the death of Adagunodo as a shocking, painful and irreplaceable loss to the entire PDP family in the southwest.