The Lagos State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday condoled with the former Vice-Chairman (South) of the party, Olabode George, over the death of his son, Dipo.
The News Agency of Nigeria reported that Dino died on Thursday at the age of 42.
He had been suffering from a protracted illness before his death in a Lagos hospital.
The state’s party chairman, Mr. Moshood Salvador, in a statement issued after a condolence visit with the George family, said that the Lagos chapter was devastated by the news.
Salvador prayed for the peaceful repose of the deceased, while praying to God to grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss.
“May the care and love of those around you provide peace and comfort to get you through the days ahead.
“I hope our Lord brings you and your family the much needed peace during this testing time.
“Our condolences to the entire George family over this irreparable loss”, he said.
Similarly, a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar expressed sadness over the news of Bode George’s son.
Atiku on his Twitter page wrote “I’ve received with shock, news that our former Chairman, Chief Bode George has lost his dear son, Dipo.
“I pray that God grants you strength and comfort to bear this great loss. On behalf of my family, please accept my deepest and heartfelt condolences.”