TERRIBLY SHOCKING: Council chairman, vice die
The people of Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State are in terrible shock as both the chairman of the council area and his vice, Bankole Ogbesetore and Anthony Adebusole respectively are dead. They died five days apart.
Ogbesetore died Tuesday, July 11, 2023, after battling with an undisclosed ailment while Adebusole who report said had been sick for some weeks passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2023.
The immediate past Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Saka Ogunleye, who confirmed the death of Adebusole on Monday July 17, said he died after a brief illness.
Ogunleye described the death of the two frontline officers of the local government as tragic, sudden and painful to the people of the local council.
“It is on a sad note, painful and pathetic that I’m here again to announce the tragic death of our council vice chairman Hon Anthony Adebusole,” he said.
“This unfortunate death occurred yesterday after a brief illness. Painful that we lost both our elected council chairman and his amiable loyal vice chafter a brief illness. Painful that we lost both our elected council chairman and his amiable loyal vice chairman within one week.
“Like a bad movie, so sad a story. I can’t understand and I urge you all to pray for us and the family members the two of them left behind.”
The Acting governor of the state, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, paid a condolence visit to the residence of Ogbesetore last week, before the unfortunate death of his vice.