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X365RADIO: Isiaka Adeleke dies in hospital at 65

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SPONSORED BY X365RADIO.COM: The first civilian governor of Osun State, Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke, died in the early hours of Sunday at the age of 65.
Adeleke, who dacamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) in 2014 to become the Senator representing Osun West senatorial for the third term died at Biket Medical Centre, Osogbo where he was rushed to after complaining of stomarch ache.

Hale and hearty till early Sunday morning, he attended a social fuction of a party member in Iwo on Saturday evening.
A family source said he was complained of serious stomach upset after he arrived from the Iwo function and asked his aides to call his younger sister, Dupe, whom he was fond of. He also reportedly complained of pain in one of his legs.

Adeleke was rushed to the hospital at 6.00 am and died few hours after being admitted.
Adeleke was governor on the platform of the defunct Social Democratic Party in 1992 to 1993. Chairman, Senate Committee on Independendent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from 2003 to 2011.

He attempted to run for governorship of the state on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in 2014 but was stopped in a controvercial circumstance by PDP chieftains and he later decamped to the APC where he was given the tickect to run for Senate.

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