By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Ogun State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has commiserated with the Vice-Chairman of the party, Engr. Yomi Ademefun, on the unfortunate passing of his wife, Mrs. Ibironke Olajumoke Ademefun.
The State Publicity Secretary, Chief Wole Elegbede, in a statement on Friday said the party described the demise of Mrs. Ademefun as unpleasant, adding that “APC members across the three senatorial districts are in a state of mourning”.
The statement read, “It is very hard for us to accept the sad news of the death of Mrs. Ademefun. But as human beings, it is beyond us.
“We must accept the finality of death which happens to all mortals. During her lifetime, she showed the virtues of excellent womanhood. She was caring, jovial, generous, and accommodating.
“She was a devout Christian and her lifestyle was full of piety. Our hearts are with Engr. Ademefun and family in their moment of grief”.
Leaders of APC in Ogun State had paid a condolence visit to the Ibara GRA residence of the family to show their sympathy after the event occurred on Wednesday.
Amongst those who visited the residence yesterday were the Senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District in the Senate, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Chairman of APC in Ogun State, Chief Derin Adebiyi, former Chairman of Ogun SUPEB, Alhaji Jelili Okewole, and party chieftains like Alhaji Abidoye Amosun (Baba Agba) and former House of Representatives member representing Abeokuta North, Hon. Micky Kassim.
The party leaders prayed for the repose of the soul of the deceased. They also beseech God to grant the husband, children, and family members the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
In the continuation of the condolence visit, Ogun APC State Publicity Secretary, Chief Wole Elegbede, was in the house of the family to sign the condolence register on Friday, August 21, 2020.
He wrote in the register: “The Ogun APC commiserates with the Ademefun family on the passing of their beloved one, Mrs. Ibironke Ademefun.
We are shocked by the demise of this woman of substance and virtuous wife of our leader, Engr. Yomi Ademefun. The whole of Ogun State and the Christian community have lost a gem. We love the deceased but God loves her more. May she rest in the bosom of the Lord forever.”