Oyo Commissioner for Environment Dies At 55Featured, Latest News, News Thursday, May 14th, 2020
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Mr Kehinde Ayoola, the Oyo state Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources has died at the age of 55.
Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Seyi Makinde, confirmed his death while speaking with Governor’s office correspondents on Thursday in Ibadan.
African Examiner gathered that the commissioner died at a private hospital in Ibadan where he was receiving treatment.
The cause of the death could not be ascertained at this time.
Ayoola was the speaker of the State House of Assembly in 1999 representing Oyo East state constituency.
Oyo APC mourns
The Oyo chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has condoled with Gov. Seyi Makinde and Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi over the demise of Mr Kehinde Ayoola, the State’s Commissioner for Environment.
This was contained in a condolence message signed by the state APC Publicity Secretary, Dr AbdulAzeez Olatunde on Thursday in Ibadan.
Olatunde said that Ayoola’s death came like a thunderbolt to all residents of the state, saying it won’t be a mistake to tag the unfortunate death a “black Thursday shock”.
“We are indeed shocked, because this is yet another colossal loss to the government and people of Oyo State and especially Oyo town.
He prayed that Almighty God forgive his shortcomings and grant his soul eternal rest.
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