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Adagunodo: PDP’s South-West zonal vice chairman dies in U.S.

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Adagunodo: PDP’s South-West zonal vice chairman dies in U.S.

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Soji Adagunodo, the former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State and Vice Chairman Southwest zone, has passed away.

The Southwest Youth leader of the party, Seyi Bamidele, confirmed the incident and stated that Adagunodo passed away in the United States of America after a brief illness.

“It is true the zonal Vice Chairman, Southwest, Hon. Soji Adagunodo id dead. He died in the USA after a brief illness and we were informed his demise this evening”, he said.

In his response to the incident, Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke expressed shock, describing Adagunodo passage as “a sore loss not only for the party, but also Osun state”.

Adeleke spoke in a condolence message signed by his Spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed.

He lamented the loss as painful going by the late politician’s contributions to the PDP in various roles.

Adeleke said; “Late Hon Adagunodo is a friend whom I supported to become the state Chairman of the PDP and who in turn backed me to emerge a Senator of the Federal Republic. It is a bitter loss and we will badly miss him.

“The news of the passing of Hon. Adagunodo was devastating to me as a person. I note Hon. Adagunodo contributions to our great party as the Chairman in Osun state and I celebrate the impacts he effected as the South West Chairman of PDP.

“I share in the grief of his family and loved ones, recalling with fondness the good memory he shared with our great party as well as the impacts till his last moment on earth.

“It is our prayer that Almighty God be pleased with his soul and grant Hon. Adagunodo eternal rest just as every loved ones have the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”