Kogi PDP vice chairman slumps, dies

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THE Kogi State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday lost the vice chairman of the party in Kogi west, Chief Kola Ojo who slumped and died while playing Lawn Tennis in Lokoja.
Chief Ojo, a legal practitioner was said to have slumped while playing lawn tennis at his Lokoja residence on Tuesday evening.
He was said to have been immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where he was later confirmed dead.
Confirming the incident, the state publicity secretary of the party, Bode Ogunmola described the deceased as” one of the reliable pillars of the party who did all he could in the last Governorship election”
He prayed to God to give the family and party members the fortitude to bear the loss.
Chief Ojo was said to have retired few years ago from the legal department of the Central Bank of Nigeria before venturing into partisan politics.
He was there after elected as the zonal Chairman of the party overseeing the kogi west senatorial district comprising of seven local government areas of the okun- Yoruba speaking group and lokoja and Kotonkarfe axis.
He was re elected in September last year during the state convention.
Chief Ojo , a community leader in his late 60s hails from Okoro Gbede in ijumu local government area of the state and was described as” a highly intelligent, affable, humble and reliable personality.

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