PDP House Of Representatives Candidate Slumps, Dies In Ondo After Celebrating Mum’s Birthday

Late Olawale Ogunleye

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2019 House of Representatives election in Akoko Northeast/Northwest federal constituency in Ondo State, Olawale Ogunleye has been reportedly dead.

It was gathered that he attended a social event in Ikare Akoko area of the state and later slumped at his lkare residence over the night.

Information from a family member revealed that he was thereafter rushed to a private hospital in Ikare where he was confirmed dead.

Meanwhile, the PDP in a statement to mourn him, described him as “one of the pillars of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in Akoko North East.

The statement signed by the party’s Publicity Secretary, Kennedy Peretei said his death was shocking and devastating.

Peretei said that the deceased had arrived in Nigeria last week from his base in the United States of America to celebrate his mother’s birthday and attend the marriage ceremony of his younger sister.

He said up till yesterday evening the late PDP chieftain was full of life and gave no sign of any ailment.

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