Kwara APC mourns FCC commissioner designate

Kwara State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Bashir Bolarinwa, has described as unfortunate and shocking the demise of commissioner-designate of the Federal Character Commission (FCC), Chief James Kolo.

The Federal Character Commission commissioner-designate reportedly died on Tuesday morning during a brief illness.

A statement signed by the state APC chairman on Tuesday, he said: “Only a few weeks ago we were celebrating his nomination as a commissioner representing Kwara State in the Federal Character Commission. To hear of his sudden demise after a brief illness is disturbing as it is shocking.

“We pay tribute to his past services to his local government and our dear state as a former vice-chairman of the council and local government party secretary.

“He was a party man to the core, dependable and hardworking and we were indeed looking forward to his contributions at the national level when we received this sad news.

“On behalf of our party exco, leaders and members, we commiserate with his family, friends and associates on this painful and irreparable loss and pray almighty God to grant them the fortitude to bear the loss.

“May the soul of the departed rest in peace.”

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