The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced the death of Mrs Shola Oladeinbo, the Women Leader of the party.
A statement signed by Prince Muiz Dosunmu, the State Secretary of the party said she died on Friday, June 19, after a brief illness.
Describing the deceased as a dedicated member of the PDP family, he said funeral arrangements will be announced by the family.
The statement reads: “Every being has its time and season. When the bell tolls, he hearkens. May the Saints light your way through the land of shadow, to the hearts of eternal peace, our indefatigable woman leader, Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo.
“With heavy heart, and total submission to the will of God, the entire PDP State Executive Committee members, announce the sudden demise of Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo, a strong member of the State Working Committee, who slept in the Lord, today Friday 19th June 2020. After a brief illness.
“Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo, was a Lagosian of substance from the famous Benson family of Ikorodu, a loyal party chieftain, who served the Party meritoriously all her lifetime, a dedicated PDP disciple without bounds. The PDP family bids you goodnight.”
Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo had been battling with cancer since December 2019, Vanguard reports.
A PDP official who spoke to the publication said: “She has been sick since December 2019. She was diagnosed of cancer and had been receiving treatment since then. She, however, did not allow any party leader or member to come and see her since the outbreak of the coronavirus. She has been on isolation before she finally died.”