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BREAKING: Ex-Kwara Deputy Governor, Peter Kisira Is Dead, Details Emerge

Kwara state, Ilorin – A former Deputy Governor of Kwara state, Peter Kisira, is dead. The politician died on Saturday, March 30, at the age of 74.

Th governor of Kwara state, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, confirmed the death of Elder Peter Kisira on Saturday.
Photo credit: Abdulrahman AbdulrazaqSource: Facebook

As reported by The Punch, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq confirmed Kisira’s death on Saturday, in a statement.

According to the statement signed by the governor’s chief press secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye, Kisira reportedly died in the wee hours of Saturday.

Governor AbdulRazaq in the statement, expressed sadness over the demise of the erstwhile deputy governor, TVC News reported.

According to the statement, the governor sends his heartfelt condolences to his family and the people of Baruten and noted that Kisira will be remembered for his life of commendable public service and dedication to good causes.

As reported by Vanguard, he prayed to God to receive his soul and look after the family that he left behind.

The statement read:

“Kwara State Governor, AbdulRaman AbdulRazaq, is sad to receive reports of the death of the former Deputy Governor of the state, Elder Peter Kisira, in the early hours of today, Saturday….Click Here To Continue Reading>>

“The former deputy hovernor died at the age of 74, according to family accounts.”

Who is Peter Kisira?

He served as the deputy to the immediate past governor of the state, Alhaji Abdulfattah Ahmed, between May 29, 2011 and May 29, 2019.

Mr. Kisira served with former Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed between 2011 and 2019.

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Similarly, Legit.ng earlier reported that Akintelure died on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, about a month from the APC governorship primary election scheduled for April 25.

The APC chieftain had before his death raised concerns about both direct and indirect threats to his life.

He hailed from Igbotako, Okitipupa local government area of Ondo state.