There is uproar currently in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ondo State chapter, following the gruesome attack on one of the party’s chieftain, Hon. Dele Isibor over the weekend and his subsequent death, Monday.
Reportedly, Dele, the party’s Secretary, in Ose Local Government Area of the state was at weekend, shot by yet to be identified gunmen and eventually gave up the ghost yesterday.
According to a statement by state Publicity Secretary of the party, Alex Kalejaye, which was made available to the Media, the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has sank into melancholy consequent on the death of one of their committed members.
The statement reads among others: “Until his demise, Hon. Isibor was a member of the State Executive Committee of the party.
“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.
“The party scribe was attacked over the weekend, in company of others, on his way from Imoru to Ifon, headquarters of Ose Local Government area. He died of gunshot wounds on Monday.
“The party condemns the violent attack on it’s stalwart which led to his painful exist, at the time the party is warming up for it’s 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.
“Praying for the repose of his gentle soul, the party condole with the Isibor family, his community, and the APC fold in Ose, and indeed, Ondo State, asking God to grant us the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss,” the statement read.
Source – Independent