Newly appointed commissioner in Kwara State dies in his sleep (Read Details)


The Kwara Government has described the death of newly appointed Local Government Service Commissioner, Olatunji Abel, as a great loss to the state.

The Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Gov. AbdulRahaman AbdulRazaq, Malam Rafiu Ajakaye, confirmed the passing away of Abel to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Ilorin.

It was reported by NAN that Abel, who hailed from Igbaja in Ifelodun Local Area of the state, died on Saturday of a suspected heart attack in his sleep at his home town.

It was also revealed by Ajakaye that the late Abel who was newly appointed as Commissioner to serve his motherland.

He Said:
“That was one death too many. Because we are still shocked at the untimely death of Hon. Olatunji Abel who was always full of life.
Moreover, He was a great party man, a man of the people, and a die-hard believer in the great works of the Governor.
However, He was recently nominated to contribute his own quota to the development of our dear state but it has pleased our creator to recall him at this time.
“We are all consoled by the fact that the late Honorable Abel was a good man who played his own role very well while he was on earth. So we sincerely commiserate with his family, friends and associates. And we pray to the Almighty God to rest his soul and comfort his family at this trying time,” Ajakaye said in a statement. (NAN)

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