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Governor Biodun Oyebanji of Ekiti State has announced plans to immortalize the late Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Barrister Paul Omotosho in recognition of his significant contributions to the development of the state.

The Governor, made the pledge in Ado-Ekiti while receiving representatives of the Forum of State Chairmen of the APC who were in his office to present the Forum’s letter of condolence. The Governor said the gesture is designed to preserve Omotoso’s legacies of service, humility and loyalty.

Governor Oyebanji, highlighting the late chairman’s steadfast commitment to the party and his altruistic service to the state and humanity, described him as a devoted leader, a unifier, and a highly dedicated party stalwart.

They Governor also assured that his administration will provide adequate support for the family of the diseased to ensure that the vacuum left is not noticed.

“This is a very tough moment for us, and like you said, Barrister Omotosho was a very straight forward person; he was loyal and humble. We promise you before God and man that whatever we can do as a government to ensure the family does not suffer, we will do. We will ensure, even though we cannot replace him, that whatever we can do to lessen the burden and the pain of his departure we shall do, God helping us. we will not stop there, we are going to immortalize him and we will give him a befitting burial”, the Governor said.

The Acting Chairman of the Forum, Hon. Cornelius Ojelabi, in his earlier remarks, stated that their visit aimed to express condolences to the Governor, the Party, and the citizens of Ekiti State following the passing of the late APC chairman in the state.

Ojelabi, who presented the Forum’s letter of condolence to the Governor, described the late chairman as a principled leader who worked tirelessly for the betterment of the party and the nation at large.

He maintained that the Omotosho was a solution provider and a beacon of hope for all who knew and admired him.

Present during the visit were the Deputy Governor, Chief (Mrs) Monisade Afuye; Secretary to the State Government, Dr Habibat Adubiaro; Special Adviser Political and Inter- Party Matter, Chief Jide Awe; Acting Chairman of the Ekiti State chapter of APC, Mr Ola Elesin; chairmen from of state chapters of the party from the six geo- political zones, among others.

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