PDP chieftain dies at peace meeting

Published 7 years ago by: Paddy Hayes
at 08:03 PM, 20/11/2011 (7 years ago)

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A final stage of reconcillation effort of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State eneded abruptly yesterday when the party chairman in Boluwaduro Local Government,Alhaji Raimi Awoleye slumped and died during the meeting.
The zonal meeting was taking place at the house of the PDP National Vice Chairman (South- West), Alhaji Tajudeen Oladipo when Awoleye briefly gasped for breath ,slumped and died.

Reliable sources told Sunday Sun that the politician who is also ‘Asiwaju of Iresi’ was rushed to Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital(LTH),Osogbo where he was confirmed dead.
The meeting according to the sources was to receive a White Paper on the recommedations of the final reports of the Trurth and Reconcillation Panel headed by Dr Yemi Faronmbi.
The party had put in place 20 member committee to reconcile all aggrieved members of the party who left the party before and after the April 2011 general elections.

Speaking with Sunday Sun,the State’s PDP Chairman,Barrister Sunday Ojo -Williams said the deceased was singing and dancing with others when he slumped and rushed to LTH where he was confirmed dead.
He said the White Paper had been presented in the afternoon while the second leg of the presentation was fixed for Oladipo’s house,disclosing all leading lights of PDP in the state were at Oldipo’s house yesterday’s evening.
Also,Oladipo when contacted on phone said he was not around and “i’m yet to get to Osogbo.It’s true that the meeting was fixed for my house but I’m just returning from Lagos. I dont know anything.”
This reporter called Oladipo around 6.45p.m.

When contacted the state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Solomon Olusegun said he had not confirmed the inciAnother source at the meeting said the deceased complained of too much of heat at the venue of the meeting his cloth, and handkerchief and newspapers were used to fan him.
He was rushed to LTH and few minutes later the newsof his demise got to the meeting and there was confusion and wailing
The zonal meeting was attended by the former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Alhaji Fatia Akinbade, Chief Sunday Ojo-Williams,Dr. Yemi Oladimeji, Acting Chairman of PDP, Alhaji Ademola Rasaq, former Chairman of the party,

Others are Alhaji Liad Tella, Barrister Akintunde Odanye, Prince Diran Odeyemi, Lere Oyewumi Senator Iyiola Omisore, Senator Olu Alabi, Alhaji Shuaib Oyedokun, former Deputy National Chairman, (South) of PDP, Chief Abiola Ogundokun, among others.

via Daily Sun

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ajanni at 11:49 PM, 20/11/2011 (7 years ago)
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is that so ?  Grin Grin Grin
babyleslie at 01:52 AM, 21/11/2011 (7 years ago)
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Yes o..it is so..
ajanni at 08:58 AM, 21/11/2011 (7 years ago)
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Quote from: babyleslie on 01:52 AM, 21/11/2011
Yes o..it is so..
were you  there?  Shocked Shocked Shocked
Solidstonez at 06:44 AM, 4/12/2013 (5 years ago)
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Solidstonez at 06:44 AM, 4/12/2013 (5 years ago)
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