By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has mourned the death of the former Governor of Oyo state and immediate past acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi.
The PDP described the death as a national tragedy and a huge loss not only to the APC and his state, Oyo, but also to the entire nation.
Ajimobi, aged 70 years, died yesterday of the coronavirus pandemic.
The party said this in a statement yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja.
According to the statement, “Indeed, our party is still in shock and deeply saddened over the news of the death of Senator Ajimobi, especially at this time, when our nation needed his wealth of experience and statesmanship the most.
“Senator Ajimobi was an exceptionally brilliant administrator, outstanding legislator and a man of peace, who made immense contributions and sacrifices towards the unity as well as political stability and development of our dear nation, Nigeria.
“Senator Ajimobi was an excellent administrator and broad-minded Nigerian, who put the good of the nation ahead of other considerations in his political life.”