Members of the Labour Party (LP) said the death of Alhaji Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, the National Chairman of the party, has created a huge hole in the ranks of courageous fighters for a just society.
Prince Ifagbemi Awamaridi, the Lagos State Chairman of LP, said that Abdulsalam contributed a lot to nation-building in the country.
Earlier on Tuesday, Abdulsalam died in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
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Awamaridi, who was the 2019 Governorship Candidate of LP in Lagos, described the late national chairman of the party as a dogged fighter.
“He was a courageous fighter. He succeeded in ensuring the Labour Party was not delisted, despite the party’s financial difficulties.
“Abdulsalam’s commitment to a just and egalitarian society was uncommon. He has done his best and we will miss him, ” Awamaridi said.