George Ojo, a member of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) in Ekiti State, is dead.
The family made the announcement on Sunday, NAN reports.
Ojo, 62, died after a protracted illness.
He served as the Chairman, Ekiti State Local Government Service Commission between 1999 and 2003.
During Governor Kayode Fayemi’s first term, Ojo was President, Ekiti State House of Assembly Service Commission.
The deceased was a member of the committee for the creation of Ekiti and member of the Ekiti Council of Elders.
He was also a member of the Federal Polytechnic ‘s recently-dissolved 10th Governing Council, Ado-Ekiti.
Dayo Oladebeye, the Rector, described Ojo as a good fellow and dedicated Ekiti man.
In a statement by Ade Adeyemi-Adejolu, the school’s Public Relations Officer, Oladebeye said the deceased was committed to the institution ‘s growth.
“He was a jolly good fellow and dedicated Ekiti man. He was a consummate community leader, with unparalleled passion for the development of Iyin-Ekiti, his hometown,” it read.