The death of Mrs  Shola Oladeinbo, the women leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has been announced by the Lagos state chapter of the party.

This was contained in a statement signed by Prince Muiz Dosunmu, the state Secretary of the party.

The women leader reportedly died on Friday, June 19 after a brief illness.

The party state secretary described the women leader as a dedicated member of the PDP family and further stated that funeral arrangements will be announced by the family.

The statement reads:

“Every being has its time and season. When the bell tolls, he hearkens. May the Saints light your way through the land of shadow, to the hearts of eternal peace, our indefatigable woman leader, Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo.

“With heavy heart, and total submission to the will of God, the entire PDP State Executive Committee members, announce the sudden demise of Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo, a strong member of the State Working Committee, who slept in the Lord, today Friday 19th June 2020. After a brief illness.

“Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo, was a Lagosian of substance from the famous Benson family of Ikorodu, a loyal party chieftain, who served the Party meritoriously all her lifetime, a dedicated PDP disciple without bounds. The PDP family bids you goodnight.”

According to VANGUARD report, Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo had been battling with cancer since December 2019.

A PDP official who spoke to the publication said: “She has been sick since December 2019. She was diagnosed of cancer and had been receiving treatment since then. She, however, did not allow any party leader or member to come and see her since the outbreak of the coronavirus. She has been on isolation before she finally died.”