The former Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in Lagos State, Ayodele Akele, is dead.
Akele until the time of his death on Tuesday in America was the General Secretary of the National Conscience Party.
It was reported that the former Labour Chairman suffered a stroke and was flown abroad for treatment.
The Chairman of NCP in Lagos State, Fatia Ibu-Owo, while speaking with NAN on Wednesday noted that the party was devastated by the news of his death.
Ibu-Owo, while speaking noted that Akele is a man who fights against cheating and could not be compromised by anyone.
The NCP Chairman further stated that Akele was a loyal apostle of the late Gani Fawehinmi and was an advocate of fairness and accountability.
“He was a great pillar of NCP as he did so much to add value to the progress of the party both at the state and national level.”
“He never condoned cheating and he was a man nobody could compromise. We at NCP are saddened by the demise of this great party man, Akele will be sorely missed.”
The party leader prayed to God to grant the deceased eternal rest and the family the fortitude to bear the loss.