The newly elected Vice Chairman of Irepo Local Government Area of Oyo State, Mr Adeyemo Ojedele, died in an auto accident on Monday.
According to a report by National Insight, the accident occurred at Adafila vilage along Ogbomoso-Igbeti road in the Oke Ogun Area of the state.
It was gathered that he was on his way returning from the swearing in ceremony held in Ibadan same day when the Honda car in which he was travelling along with three other people summersaulted when a tire burst in motion.
One of his political associates also died in the accident. Two others sustained injuries.
Adeyemo, a member of the All Progressives Congress, was among the LG chairmen and vice chairmen sworn in on Monday following their victory in Saturday’s local council elections.