The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, has described the demise of the lawmaker representing Akure South/North on the platform of the party as one too much to bear.
In a statement by the Publicity Secretary of the party in the state, Mr Kennedy Peretei, the party described Adedayo death as a colossal loss to Ondo PDP and the people of the state
“The sudden and tragic demise of Hon. Omolafe Adedayo, popularly known as Expensive is difficult to accept, especially when he was not sick. Expensive had been a constant political star since he was elected as Executive Chairman of Akure South Local Government Area in 2004 under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He was the State Co-ordinator of Sure-P program under former President Goodluck Jonathan. His dream to represent Akure South/ Akure North Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives did not come to fruition since 2007 “.
“Now that he became elected in 2019, on the platform of PDP, the cold hand of death has extinguished this bright star at the middle of his tenure.
The Peoples Democratic Party, Ondo State Chapter is pained. We cannot find the exact words to convey the extent of our grief. The exit of Expensive is a colossal and irreparable loss to our party in Akure Federal Constituency and the entire PDP in the state.
The statementread further, ” Hon. Omolafe Adedayo is a household name in Akure. His footprints on the sands of time are indelible. Our party commiserates with his wife, children, and indeed the extended family. May God in His infinite mercies grant him bliss in the world beyond”
Meanwhile, market women in Akure, the Ondo State capital have been trooping to the late lawmaker residence to confirm his death.
The women who converged at different locations in Akure described his exit as painful and wept profusely describing him as a cheerful giver.
Adedayo was elected to the House of Representatives in 2019 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He was a former Chairman of Akure South Local Government Area of the State during the Olusegun Agagu’s administration.