Tragedy has struck Oyo state as the Vice Chairman of Irepo Local Council Development Area in Oyo State, Hon Ojedele Adeyemo, passed on hours after his inauguration.

Adeyemo died alongside some of his supporters in an auto-crash on their way home from the venue of the inauguration.

He was among the newly elected vice chairmen of 33 local governments and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) inaugurated into office alongside their chairmen, by Governor Abiola Ajimobi, in Ibadan, penultimate Monday.

Reports say the accident occurred between Olokoto and Adafila villages, along Ogbomoso-Igbeti road.


No official confirmation of the accident has been received even as the casualty figure is not yet known

Photo: Cross section of the chairmen and vice chairmen during their inauguration in Ibadan, on Monday.

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