Death Of Lagos APC Treasurer, Sumbo Ajose Painful, A Big Loss ― Sanwo-Olu

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Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed sadness over the death of Treasurer of Caretaker Committee of Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sumbo Ajose, describing the passing of the party chieftain as painful and a big loss to her family, friends, associates and the ruling APC.

Ajose, died on Tuesday at 55 in the United States (US), where she was receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment.

Sanwo-Olu, in a statement issued, on Wednesday, by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr Gboyega Akosile, described the late party treasurer as trustworthy, committed, extremely loyal politician and an invaluable asset to Lagos APC.

He further said the late Ajose, while alive, was accountable and rendered selfless service to the party during her tenure as Treasurer without any blemish record.

The governor, while noting that the deceased was his personal friend and co-traveller in progressive politics, expressed his deepest condolences to the immediate family and friends of the departed, Lagos APC caretaker chairman, Hon Tunde Balogun and the entire members of the party executive over the death of the late Ajose.

“The death of the Treasurer of our party, Sumbo Ajose, is a painful and big loss to me personally, Lagos APC, the deceased family and friends. I am saddened by the passage of this indefatigable, devoted, loyal and committed democrat and a team player who played remarkable roles in the success of our party during her lifetime.

“She will be missed by her family, friends and the entire political class, particularly Lagos APC State Executive Committee, chieftains and members of the party across the State,” he said.

Governor Sanwo-Olu prayed that God would grant the soul of Ajose eternal rest and console the immediate and political family she left behind.


Credits: Nigerian Tribune, Bola Badmus.

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