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The National Vice Chairman, North Central, of the Labour Party, Comrade Adi Shirsha Adi, has been confirmed dead.

Comrade Adi Shirsha Adi

The sad development was announced on Thursday (today) by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Olufemi Arabambi.

In a statement obtained by newsmen, he revealed that the politician died on Wednesday after battling a brief illness.

The statement read, “The National Chairman, Barrister Julius Abure, on behalf of the National Working Committee and National Executive Council of Labour Party, regrettably announce the death of our National Vice Chairman, North Central of the Labour Party, Comrade Adi Shirsha Adi who passed away on Wednesday evening after a brief illness”.

Arabambi described the demise of the 61-year-old as shocking, saying that his contribution to the enthronement of the people’s government will be sorely missed.

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The party expressed sadness over the development, describing Shirsha Adi as a dedicated and committed man who contributed immensely to the party’s growth in the zone.

The party said, “This is not the kind of news we expect to broadcast. But as believers, we cannot question God; he knows best”.

“As believers, we have no option but to thank God for his life. And as a party, we will continue to forge ahead in the philosophy he was yearning for.

“Our party is overwhelmed by this great loss of a very patriotic Nigerian leader; a man of immense humility, who demonstrated an exceptional commitment to our country’s unity, stability and development.”

The party urged the family to sustain the legacies of their father. The deceased hailed from Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State.

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