Kwara APC, Saraki Mourn Tunde Ashaolu

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, Kwara State Chapter in a statement signed by the State Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Tajudeen Aro Folaranmi says it shares the pains of its opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over the saddening and unfortunate passing of their State Publicity Secretary, Mr. Tunde Ashaolu.

The former Senate President, Sen. Abubakar Bukola Saraki also expressed his shock, disbelief, and sadness over the sudden death of Mr. Tunde Ashaolu, the Publicity Secretary of Kwara State PDP.

The APC acknowledged that Ashaolu, by his position and actions as the Kwara State Publicity Secretary of the PDP had given himself to the patriotic task of deepening the political conversation in Kwara state.

“We pray with a fervency that the PDP family and the members of the immediate family of the deceased will find the fortitude to bear the loss and strength to carry on in this tragic moment. Please do accept our deepest condolences,” the statement read.

In a statement from the Abubakar Bukola Saraki Media Office in Abuja, Saraki stated that “since we heard the news, my family, our friends, and our entire political structure across the nation have been shocked and heartbroken about the passing of Mr. Tunde Ashaolu, the Publicity Secretary of Kwara State PDP whose demise occurred on Sunday evening.

“Just on Saturday, while celebrating the 50th birthday of one of our political associates who is Tunde’s birthday mate, I told Tunde: “You are 47 now, don’t worry, when you get to 50, we will all still be here to celebrate you. Now, Tunde, our ‘one-man army’ is gone

“I am devastated by this loss because, in everything that he did, Tunde was exemplary. He was committed to his work; courageous with his words and press statements, and a helping hand to everyone around him.

“Today, as we mourn our dear Tunde — our comrade, our friend, our brother, a father, a husband, a son, and most importantly, a champion in our fight — we celebrate the tremendous impact that he had on all of us throughout his life.

” My prayers are with his father, his wife, other members of his family — and all the friends that he has left behind, who in the hours since his death, have rallied around his family and embraced them through their support. Tunde will be dearly missed”, Saraki added.

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