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BREAKING! Popular APC Chieftain Dies While Performing Hajj In Mecca




The Lagos chapter of  All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the death of its former welfare secretary, Ramota Bankole, as unfortunate and shocking.

Ms Bankole, one of the Lagos APC women leaders from Epe Division, died while performing Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

APC spokesman in Lagos, Seye Oladejo, said Thursday, “Her death is most shocking and unfortunate. She was a committed and experienced party leader.”

The chairman of Epe LGA, Surah Animashaun, confirmed Bankole’s death on Thursday.

Ms Animashaun, in a statement, said the deceased was hale and hearty before leaving the country for the Hajj pilgrimage.

She said, “It is with a heavy heart and a deep sense of grief that I received the news of the death of Alhaja Ramota Bankole. It was a sad day indeed as I received the news that she died in the holy land of Mecca while on a holy pilgrimage.

“I extend my condolences to the Bankole family, APC members and the entire people of Epe on the unfortunate demise of our dear sister and mummy.”