The opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the death of the former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, calls his death an irreparable national loss, OYOGist.com reports.
The former Governor of Oyo State died of complications after suffering from the deadly coronavirus disease. He was admitted at the First Cardiologist Consultancy Hospital in Lagos, where he was on life support before his death.
In a Press Statement released by the official Twitter page of the PDP, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party described the death of the immediate past acting National Chairman of the APC as a national loss and tragedy.
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The PDP extends their good wishes to the widow of the late ex-Governor, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, and the people of Oyo State, the APC and Nigerians.
Read the full statement below:
“PDP Saddened, Mourns Ajimobi…Says His Death is An Irreparable National Loss
“The NWC of the OfficialPDPNig on behalf of the NEC & the PDP family, mourns the death of former Governor of Oyo state & immediate past acting National Chairman of the OfficialAPCNg Sen Abiola Ajimobi.
“The @OfficialPDPNig described the death as a national tragedy and a huge loss not only to the @OfficialAPCNg and his state, Oyo but also to the entire nation.
“Indeed, our party is still in shock and deeply saddened over the news of the death of Senator Ajimobi, especially at this time, when our nation needed his wealth of experience and statesmanship the most.
“Senator Ajimobi was an exceptionally brilliant administrator, outstanding legislator and a man of peace, who made immense contributions and sacrifices towards the unity as well as political stability and development of our dear nation, Nigeria.
“Senator Ajimobi was an excellent administrator and broad-minded Nigerian, who put the good of the nation ahead of other considerations in his political life.
“Our party sincerely commiserates with the Ajimobi family, particularly his widow, Mrs. Florence Ajimobi, President Muhammadu Buhari, the national leadership of the @OfficialAPCNg , the government and people of Oyo state.
“The party prayed God to grant the nation the fortitude to bear the loss and eternal repose to the faithful departed.