Akintelure: Aiyedatiwa, Ondo APC, Ogunmolasuyi Express Sadness



Ondo State Governor, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has described as shocking and devastating the death of a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Paul Akintelure.

Akintelure, who died in the early hours of Tuesday, was a governorship aspirant in the party and was the Deputy Governorship candidate of the defunct ACN in 2012 in Ondo State.

Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, in a statement said the Governor expressed his commiserations with the Akintelure family, the people of Okitipupa local government area and the progressive fold in Ondo State.

“Dr. Akintelure was a wonderful human being and was a core progressive. He was very consistent and loyal to the tenets of progressive politics in Ondo State and Nigeria.

“He was a friend and associate. He conducted his private business and public affairs with so much decorum and humility to the admiration of many. We have lost a complete gentleman. He will be greatly missed”, the Governor said.

Governor Aiyedatiwa added that the death of Dr. Akintelure at this critical time in the life of the State is saddening and prayed for the repose of his soul.

Also, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has expressed sadness over the death of one of it’s gladiators, Dr. Paul Akintelure. He was a governorship aspirant, getting ready to participate in the party’s primary scheduled for next month.

The State Chairman, Engr. Ade Adetimehin, who described the decease as personal friend, with whom he had good relationship over the years, said the news is shocking.

Akintelure was a highly refined and consistent political figure, whose position was that the essence of being in politics is to build the people and the land.

The contributions of the departed political leader, to the development and stability of Ondo State chapter of APC will not be forgotten.

Like other governorship aspirants, he was optimistic of victory, come April. He had many other plans, death was never part of them.

The State chapter condoles with the immediate family, Igbotako Community, his political associates, and the Nigerian Medical Association. May his soul rest in peace.

Alex Kalejaye
Publicity Secretary
Ondo APC

Similarly, the majority leader of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Oluwole Emmanuel Ogunmolasuyi, has extended its deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the late Dr. Paul Akintelure, who sadly passed away.

Dr. Akintelure was not just a governorship aspirant in the upcoming Ondo State 2024 election; he was also a respected member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a dedicated professional, and a cherished member of the Igbotako community in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State.

His sudden demise is not only a loss to his family and the APC family but also a loss to the professional body he belongs to and the entire Igbotako community. Dr. Akintelure’s contributions to his profession and community will always be remembered and cherished.

In this difficult time, our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and all those who knew and loved him. May they find comfort in the fond memories they shared with him.

Hon. Oluwole Emmanuel Ogunmolasuyi also wishes to extend his condolences to the people of Igbotako in Okitipupa LGA and the entire Ondo State. He prays that the peace of the Lord will be permanent in Ondo State as we mourn the passing of this great man.

Hon. Oluwole Emmanuel Ogunmolasuyi
ODHA Majority Leader
Owo Constituency 1
Chairman, Southwest Majority Leaders Forum

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