Ondo Commissioner Dies After Surgery

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Prof Bayonile Ademodi, Ondo Commissioner for Regional Integration, is dead, PUNCH reports.

Though details had not been revealed as at time filing this report on night, was gathered that the commissioner passed away on at the age 68.

His was confirmed by the Commissioner for and Orientation , Mr Doland Ojogo, on , in Akure, the capital

Ojogo simply said, “ (news his ) was received with great shock and disbelief.”

His death was also confirmed by a former Caretaker Chairman Ondo East Local Area, Wale Akinlosotu

Akinlosotu described Ademodi as a great leader and a bridge builder who was loved by the young and the old.

Our correspondent gathered that the late commissioner had been complaining of back pain for some time .

The pain was said to have forced him to be using a walking stick before he was advised to do what our source described as “corrective surgery.”

The source said, “He had issues with his back. Sometime ago, he complained about severe pains. This forced him to start using a walking stick. However, I think the pains were much and he was later advised to go for surgery. Unfortunately, though the surgery was successful, he later died at Ile Ife, where the surgery took place and where he was working before his appointment as a commisisoner.”