Senator Bukola Saraki has described the death of Mr. Tunde Ashaolu as devastatnig, the Kwara State Pupblicity Secretary of the PDP who passed away on Sunday evening.
Saraki, while speaking on Monday, said his family, friends, and his entire political structure across the nation were shocked and heartbroken about the death.
He said: “Just on Saturday while celebrating the 50th birthday of one of our political associates who is Tunde’s birthday mate, I told Tunde: “You are 47 now, don’t worry, when you get to 50, we will all still be here to celebrate you.”
“Now, Tunde, our ‘one-man army’ is gone.
“I am devastated by this loss because, in everything that he did, Tunde was exemplary. He was committed to his work; courageous with his words and press statements, and a helping hand to everyone around him.
“Today, as we mourn our dear Tunde — our comrade, our friend, our brother, a father, a husband, a son, and most importantly, a champion in our fight — we celebrate the tremendous impact that he had on all of us throughout his life.
“My prayers are with his father, his wife, his children — and all the friends that he has left behind, who in the hours since his death, have rallied around his family and embraced them through their support.”