Oyebanji vows to immortalise late Ekiti APC Chairman, Omotosho

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*Forum of State Party Chairmen condoles with EKSG, family

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, has said that his administration would immortalise the late Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Barrister Paul Omotosho, in recognition of his numerous contributions to the development of the State.

Governor Oyebanji, made the pledge in Ado-Ekiti while receiving representatives of the Forum of State Chairmen of the APC who were in his office to present the Forum’s letter of condolence. The Governor said the gesture is designed to preserve Omotoso’s legacies of service, humility and loyalty.

Emphasising the late chairman’s unwavering dedication to the party and his selfless service to the state and humanity, Oyebanji said the deceased was a dedicated leader, unifier and highly committed party leader.

He also assured that his administration
will provide adequate support for the family of the diseased to ensure that the vacuum left is not noticed.

“This is a very tough moment for us, and like you said, Barrister Omotosho was a very straight forward person; he was loyal and humble. We promise you before God and man that whatever we can do as a government to ensure the family does not suffer, we will do. We will ensure, even though we cannot replace him, that whatever we can do to lessen the burden and the pain of his departure we shall do, God helping us. we will not stop there, we are going to immortalize him and we will give him a befitting burial”, the Governor said.

Earlier in his remarks, the Acting Chairman of the Forum, Hon Cornelius Ojelabi, said the purpose of their visit was to commiserate with the Governor, the Party, and the good people of Ekiti State over the death of the late APC chairman in the state.

Ojelabi, who presented the Forum’s letter of condolence to the Governor, described the late chairman as a principled leader who worked tirelessly for the betterment of the party and the nation at large.

He maintained that the Omotosho was a solution provider and a beacon of hope for all who knew and admired him.

Present during the visit were the Deputy Governor, Chief (Mrs) Monisade Afuye; Secretary to the State Government, Dr Habibat Adubiaro; Special Adviser Political and Inter- Party Matter, Chief Jide Awe; Acting Chairman of the Ekiti State chapter of APC, Mr Ola Elesin; chairmen from of state chapters of the party from the six geo- political zones, among others.

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