A council chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state, Frederick Otemuyiwa, has reportedly died.
Applesbite understands that the deceased was until his last breathe the party chairman of the Ondo East Local Government Area of the state.
Otemuyiwa’s death was confirmed in a terse statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday morning by the state Publicity Secretary of the party, Alex Kalejaiye.
The party chieftain who described the deceased as a dedicated and committed leader, however, refused to disclose further details of the sad incident.
Kalejaiye hailed Otemuyiwa’s commitment to the party when he was alive. He said the politician strove relentlessly for peace and unity, of the party, especially at the local chapter.
The statement read, “The party further describes the deceased as a very intelligent and articulate political figure, with apt and meaningful contributions during State Executive Committee meetings.
“It is very unfortunate that he has to leave when we all need his leadership, political experience, and rare mobilization skills ahead of the forthcoming general elections.
“We pray God to grant him eternal rest, and console his immediate family, the APC members, and entire Ondo East Local Government Area.”