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Ramota Bankole dies during Hajj Pilgrimage



Ramota Bankole dies during Hajj Pilgrimage

Ramota Bankole, former Welfare Secretary of the Lagos chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a prominent women leader from the Epe Division, has passed away. Bankole died while performing the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

Seye Oladejo, the Publicity Secretary of the APC in Lagos, confirmed the tragic news in an interview on Thursday, expressing deep sorrow over her passing. “Her death is most shocking and unfortunate. She was a committed and experienced party leader.

The deceased was a proven mobiliser and inspiration for women participation in politics. May her precious soul rest in peace,” Oladejo said.

Bankole’s death has also been mourned by the Chairman of Epe Local Government, Surah Animashaun, who issued a heartfelt statement.

“It is with a heavy heart and a deep sense of grief that I received the news of the death of Alhaja Ramota Bankole. It is a sad day indeed as I received the news that she died in the holy land of Mecca while on holy pilgrimage. I extend my condolences to the Bankole family, APC members, and the entire people of Epe on the unfortunate demise of our dear sister and mummy,” Animashaun stated.

Ramota Bankole was remembered for her dedication and significant contributions to the APC. Known for her commitment and experience, she was a key figure in mobilizing and encouraging women to participate in politics.

Her sudden death while undertaking the sacred Hajj pilgrimage has left a profound sense of loss among her colleagues and the community she served.