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PDP ex-vice chairman Ishola Filani dies at 71

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The former national vice-chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ishola Filani, is dead. Chief Filani who was also the party’s South-West PDP chairman between 2012 and 2014, died on Thursday, April 5, in London, United Kingdom.

Theeagle.com.ng gathered that he died on Thursday in London, United Kingdom. Filani, who was also a former publicity secretary of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the aborted third republic, died at the age of 71.

Reacting to the demise, former deputy national chairman of the PDP, Chief Olabode George said: “The sudden, unexpected and very painful transition of Chief Filani indeed diminishes all of us who knew him well and associated with him far beyond the political landscape.” 

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He was a man of warmth, full of devotion, enveloped within whatever cause he pursued with vigour and sheer honesty.”

He resonated with settled intelligence and far-reaching determined articulation.

He could be combative in debate, but without malice.” Lagos PDP chairman Moshood Salvador described him as “a perfect gentleman who never shied away from what he believed in.”

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