VIRAL: APC frontline governorship aspirant in Ondo, Paul Akintelure, is dead

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frontline governorship aspirant in Ondo, Paul Akintelure, is


One of the leading governorship aspirants of the (APC) in Ondo State, Paul Akintelure, has unfortunately passed away.

Before his unfortunate passing, Akintelure had expressed worries about facing both direct and indirect threats to his life.

APC frontline governorship aspirant in Ondo, Paul Akintelure, is deadAPC frontline governorship aspirant in Ondo, Paul Akintelure

He had been hopeful that the situation would get better with time. However, it's disheartening to know that things escalated as the APC governorship primary election, set for April 25, drew closer.

Akintelure in a statement released by his spokesperson, Oladapo Akintelure, on Thursday, March 21, 2023, said, “Initially, I hope these incidents would dissipate over time, yet regrettably, they have escalated to pose a serious threat to my life.

“The threats against me only strengthen my resolve to stand up for what is right and just. I will not allow fear to dictate our path forward.

“Let us embrace peace, progress, and unity. Our collective strength lies in our to stand together as one, regardless of our differences.”

Akintelure previously ran as the deputy governorship candidate of the Action Congress of (ACN) alongside Rotimi Akeredolu, who is currently the governor of Ondo State.

They competed against Olusegun Mimiko, the candidate from the , who emerged as the winner of the election.

Earlier, he had contested the senatorial election against the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, but he was defeated.

He was a and hailed from Igbotako, Okitipupa Local Area of Ondo State.

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