Labour leader, Didi Adodo dies in Benin




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Benin- Edo former Commissioner for Establishment and Duties, Didi Adodo, reportedly died in the early hours yesterday in Benin.
Until demise, Comrade Adodo was the General Secretary the Iron and Steel Senior Staff Association (ISSSAN). He was also a former General Secretary the United Labour Congress (ULC).
A source close to the family said the -time commissioner under Comrade Adams became ill less than a week ago an undisclosed ailment.
“He died this morning. He had been ill for some time but recovered and then the ailment relapsed a few days ago. As we speak we are making arrangements so that he be in Iruekpen in Esan West local area”, the source said.
Reacting to death yesterday, ex- Comrade governor Adams and former National of the APC, described as a personal loss.
“I received with sadness and a deep sense of personal loss, the passing of Comrade Didi Adodo in the early hours of today. Didi has been a dear friend of mine for decades, a comrade who walked side by side with me in the trenches during struggles for workers and only recently, Commissioner for Establishment and Duties under administration as governor of Edo .
“When I got information that he was hospitalised, I immediately called him on Sunday 10th January 2021, conversed with him about condition and wished him quick recovery. Little did I know that would be last conversation with this great but humble personality.
“On behalf of family, I extend our sincere condolences to the entire Adodo family of Iruekpen, Esan West Local Area of Edo . May the soul of Didi rest in peace”, said in a statement issued by his Senior Media aide, Victor Oshioke.

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