Ondo Mourns the Loss of a Visionary: Dr. Paul Akintelure

The political landscape of Ondo State has been struck by a profound loss with the sudden passing of Dr. Paul Akintelure, a respected governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Dr. Akintelure, whose dedication to the state’s progress was unwavering, died after a brief illness, leaving behind a legacy of service and commitment to the ideals of the APC.

Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa expressed his grief on twitter, stating, “It is with deep sorrow that I mourn the passing of Dr. Paul Akintelure, a stalwart of the APC and a true friend. His unwavering commitment to progressive ideals in Ondo State and beyond will be sorely missed. My heartfelt condolences go out to his family and loved ones. May his soul rest in peace.”

Dr. Akintelure’s death comes as a shock to many, especially following his recent alarm over threats to his life in the lead-up to the gubernatorial primaries. Despite these concerns, he remained a beacon of hope and resilience, advocating for unity and progress within the party and the state at large.

The APC state chairman lamented the loss, highlighting Dr. Akintelure’s significant contributions to the stability and development of the party in Ondo State. The party and its members are united in mourning the untimely demise of a man who was not only a political leader but also a medical doctor deeply rooted in his community of Igbotako, Okitipupa Local Government Area.

As the state grapples with this unexpected tragedy, fellow APC governorship aspirant Wale Akinterinwa has suspended his political activities in honor of Dr. Akintelure. In a statement, he expressed his sadness and extended his prayers to the bereaved family, hoping for strength and fortitude during this difficult time.

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Dr. Akintelure’s journey in politics was marked by his steadfastness and a deep-seated desire to serve the people of Ondo State. His passing is not only a loss to his family and the APC but to all who shared his vision of a more prosperous Ondo State.

The state now looks to its leaders and citizens to uphold the values Dr. Akintelure championed, as they navigate through this period of mourning and reflection. His memory will undoubtedly continue to inspire future generations to strive for the betterment of society.

Dr. Akintelure’s passing is a significant loss for Ondo state politics. ZebraNewsOnline will continue to provide updates on this developing story as they become available. Our thoughts are with the family of Dr. Paul Akintelure during this time of mourning.

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