Ilorin – The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara has announced the death of its General- Secretary, Mr Yemi Afolayan, who died on Friday.
A statement by the party’s Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Sulaiman Buhari, confirmed the death of Afolayan.
Afolayan was once a member of Kwara House of Assembly.
“It is with heavy heart of grief and loss that we announce the death of our General- Secretary, Prince Yemi Afolayan.
“Prince Yemi Afolayan passed on morning after a brief illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the family.
“We empathise with his immediate family in this moment of grief and we urge them to find solace in the fact that Prince Yemi Afolayan lived an impactful life.
“He will be remembered for his unflinching loyalty to APC, contributions to the development of Kwara State as a parliamentarian and his huge contributions to humanity and mankind.
“Indeed, Kwara has lost a worthy son. We pray for the repose of his soul and we empathise with all APC members and the people of Kwara State,” the statement said.
The state’s chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has also expressed its condolences to the leadership and members of the APC in the state on the issue.
The party’s condolence message was through a letter signed by its Publicity Secretary, Mr Rex Olawoye, on Friday in Ilorin.
“The PDP particularly condoles with the family of late Afolayan and the good people of Isin Local Government Area where the deceased hailed from for the irreparable loss”.
“We hope the family will find solace in the fact that the deceased lived an eventful life”
“May God grant the bereaved the fortitude to bear the loss,” the PDP said. (NAN)