The Kwara State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed shock and sadness over the death of Olanrewaju Abdulmajeed Oba, popularly known as Larry.
Oba was the candidate of the PDP for the Ilorin North West State Constituency election in 2019.
The Kwara PDP in a statement by its State Publicity Secretary, Tunde Ashaolu, described his death as devastating and unfortunate, saying that it was a huge loss to his family, loved ones, the party and the people of Ilorin West.
The statement reads in part: “Olanrewaju Oba’s sudden death is devastating and very unfortunate. We are shocked and sad by the news of his demise. It is a huge loss to his family, friends, associates, the Kwara PDP family and the entire people of Ilorin West.
“The late Larry was a responsible, focused and generous person who was loved by all and sundry. He was also a loyal and dedicated party man.
“We commiserate with his immediate family and all those who mourn his demise. We pray to God to overlook his shortcomings and grant him aljanah Firdaus. May Allah grant the bereaved family, the strength to bear this unfortunate loss.