James Kolo, the Kwara commissioner-designate in the Federal Character Commission (FCC) is dead.
The late Federal Character Commission nominee died in the early hours of Tuesday May 19, after a brief illness. His corpse has been deposited at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital mortuary.
Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara state who commiserated with the Edu community and the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the sudden death of Kolo, described him as a loyal party man and a team player whose death was a great loss to the entire state.
“We are devastated by the death of Mr. Kolo after recently falling ill. He was a staunch party man and a bridge builder, who worked hard alongside other patriots for the success of the APC in the state.
“We are consoled by the fact that he was a good man who got along with everybody that crossed his path. Many knew him for being a generous person.
“We commiserate with his family and pray to the Almighty God to comfort them and rest his gentle soul.”
The late Kolo was nominated alongside Fareedah Dankaka to represent Kwara as commissioner and chairman respectively, in the Federal Character Commission.