The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on
Monday visited the families of the Kwara All Progressives Congress
(APC) members who died in a road crash between Omu-Aran and Oro in
Kwara State on Sunday.
The Minister, who was accompanied by Kwara APC Chairman Bashir
Bolarinwa, House of Representatives Member-elect Tunji Olawuyi, Kwara
South Senatorial candidate Lola Ashiru and other state party
officials, visited the families of the five deceased members in
Arandun, Agbonda, Omu-Aran, Oko and Odo Owa, all in the
Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency, where the APC won a
landmark victory at the polls on Saturday.
He also visited the two hospitals in Omu-Aran, where those injured in
the accident are being treated, to personally wish them a speedy
At Agbonda, the Minister and his entourage attended the funeral
service for one of the five deceased members, Chief Ayobami Adekeye,
an official of the party in Ajase Ward 2.
While visiting the homes of the deceased, the Minister commiserated
with their families, hailed the members for their supreme sacrifice
for the emancipation of the people of Kwara and promised that the
party will not abandon their dependants.