Tuesday, 18 July 2023 04:05

Ondo LG chairman died; deputy took over, who also died 4 days after

Rate this item
(0 votes)

Akure North Local Government Area has been thrown into grief and shock by the death in quick succession of its chairman and vice chairman.

The chairman, Bankole Ogbesetore, was the first to die on Tuesday. He was immediately replaced by his vice, Anthony Adebusola, as acting Chairman.

But Adebusola, too, died four days later on Saturday, sending shocks and grief across the local government area and Ondo state.

A political leader in the area and former commissioner for Sports and Youth Development in the state, Saka Ogunleye, was among the first to confirm the development on social media.

“It is on a sad note, painful and pathetic, that I’m here again to announce the tragic death of our council vice chairman Anthony Adebusola,” Ogunleye said.

“This unfortunate death occurred yesterday after a brief illness. Painful that we lost both our elected council chairman and his amiable, loyal vice chairman within one week.

“Like a bad movie, so sad a story. Ko ye mi oo. I urge you all to pray for us and the family members the two of them left behind.”

The state’s acting governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, had paid a condolence visit to the residence of the late chairman last week.

Reports have it that Ogbesetore had been ill for over a year.

 

PT

February 21, 2024

The truth about success Jeff Bezos knows that most people don't

In the fast-paced business world, conventional wisdom dictates that admitting mistakes is a sign of…
February 22, 2024

Police arrest LP national chairman, Abure

Operatives of the Nigeria police have arrested Julius Abure, national chairman of the Labour Party…
February 22, 2024

Using this 1 word more often can make you 50% more influential, says Harvard study

Sometimes, it takes a single word — like “because” — to change someone’s mind. That’s…
February 20, 2024

Lion kills carer at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

A veterinary technologist working at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Olabode Olawuyi, was on…
February 22, 2024

Bandits take over Zamfara-Sokoto highway, abduct 26 travellers

Bandits on Tuesday afternoon kidnapped 26 travelers along the Gusau-Sokoto highway. The bandits who were…
February 23, 2024

What to know after Day 729 of Russia-Ukraine war

WESTERN PERSPECTIVE Russia says it has taken Pobieda village in Donetsk region, Ukraine reports fighting…
February 23, 2024

WhatsApp launches 4 new text formatting options including bulleted lists and block quotes - here's…

WhatsApp has launched four new text formatting options today These are bulleted lists, numbered lists,…
February 12, 2024

Super Eagles fail to lift AFCON cup, lose to Elephants of Côte d’Ivoire

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have lost 2-1 to the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire in…
Nothing to show. You must configure the data source of the widget.

NEWSSCROLL TEAM: 'Sina Kawonise: Publisher/Editor-in-Chief; Prof Wale Are Olaitan: Editorial Consultant; Femi Kawonise: Head, Production & Administration; Afolabi Ajibola: IT Manager;
Contact Us: [email protected] Tel/WhatsApp: +234 811 395 4049

Copyright © 2015 - 2024 NewsScroll. All rights reserved.