Prominent Oyo APC chieftain dies, senator mourns


A prominent member of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Alhaji Raufu Salami, is dead.

It was gathered that the APC chieftain who is popularly known as Olowo Adekile died on Thursday.

The deceased is one of the leaders of APC in Ibadan North East local government area in Oyo South Senatorial District.

The senator representing Oyo South Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Barrister Sharafadeen Abiodun Alli, expressed shock over Salami’s death.

Alli, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media, Akeem Abas on Thursday in Ibadan, said that Salami contributed significantly to the party.

He added that his demise has left a void in the political landscape.

The chairman, Senate committee on Electoral Matters, further commended late Salami’s leadership, dedication and service to the community and the local government area.

The lawmaker prayed that Almighty Allah grant him Al-Jannat Firdaus and his family, the fortitude to bear the loss

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