By Temitope Adedeji, Akure
The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed sadness over the death of one of its members, Hon. Bamidele Emmanuel Isibor.
He was 62 years old.
Until his demise, Hon. Isibor, a retired top civil servant, and father of five, was a member of the State executive committee of the party.
A statement issued on Tuesday by the party’s Publicity Secretary, Alex Kalejaiye said that he was a dependable ally and deeply committed to the development of APC, particularly in Ose Local Government Area, where he was the party’s secretary.
According to the statement, the party scribe was attacked over the weekend, in company of others, on their way from Imoru to Ifon, headquarters of Ose Local Government Area.
He died of gunshot wounds on Monday.
The party condemned the violent attack on its stalwart which led to his painful exist, at the time the party is warming up for its congress.
“Security challenge has been a major focus of the APC-led government in Ondo State, for which so much has been done.
“The attack on Isibor and others has again underscored the need for every stakeholder to support the security initiative of the State Government to stamp out all forms of criminality.,” the statement said.
The party prayed for the repose of his gentle soul, condole with the Isibor family, his community, and the APC fold in Ose, and indeed, Ondo State, asking God to grant the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.