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  • Updated: April 11, 2024

Oyo PDP loses Vice Chairman candidate days to LG polls

Oyo PDP loses Vice Chairman candidate days to LG polls

A vice chairmanship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Olorunsogo local government area of Oyo state in the April 27, 2024 local government election, Gbite Adetoro died on Wednesday at an undisclosed hospital in Igbeti, his hometown.

The late Gbite was a son to a popular chieftain of the party in the state from Olorosogo Local government, Chief Jacob Adetoro.

According to report, Gbite Adetoro was to fill and sign some documents at the State Security Service and was invited to DSS at Igbeti, Olorunsogo local government office.

He was said to have arrived in Igbeti from Oyo town on Tuesday afternoon and left the DSS office, around 3 pm, to attend to other matters in the town. Unfortunately, he had an accident around 6 pm on the same day and was said to have been rushed to hospital for medical treatment.

A source told newsmen that, Gbite Adetoro was treated at the hospital till late at night on Tuesday and expected to be taken to another hospital in Ilorin the the following day, (Wednesday) for better treatment on the order of his aged father, Chief Jacob Adetoro. Gbite was said to have later died around 6 am on Wednesday, as a result of an injury sustained in the auto crash.

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