JUST IN: Ondo APC Aspirant, Akintelure Dies Days To Primary  

Ondo APC Aspirant, Akintelure Dies Days To Primary  

Ondo APC Aspirant, Akintelure Dies Days To Primary  


Ahead of the governorship primary of the (APC) scheduled to hold on April 25, one of the aspirants, Dr Paul Akintelure is .

LEADERSHIP reports that Akintelure, a from Igbotako, in Okitipupa Local Area of Ondo State died in the early hours of Tuesday after a brief illness.

A source who informed our correspondent, said the politician gave up the ghost in an undisclosed in .

As of the time of filing this report, the family has yet to officially announce the development.

Akintelure last week in a statement raised the alarm that unnamed persons were threatening his life over the forthcoming governorship election in the state.

He was the running mate to the late Oluwarotimi Akeredolu during the 2012 governorship election lost by the late governor under the defunct Action Congress of (ACN).


Following this development, one of the leading governorship aspirants on the platform of APC in the forthcoming gubernatorial election, Wale Akinterinwa, has suspended his political activities


Akinterinwa said his campaign activities, which were earlier planned to kick off today, Tuesday, March 26, 2024, with praise worship at his country home in Ile-Oluji, were suspended in honour of a and comrade.

A statement confirming the death of the politician, signed by the Spokesperson of Wale Akinterinwa Campaign Organisation, Segun Ajiboye said “I am saddened by the news of the passing of a friend and comrade. Following this sad incident, I have decided to suspend all political activities of our campaign organization.

“I pray God to console his family, , and the APC in Ondo State and to give the fortitude to bear this great loss.”

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