The lnter-Party Advisory Council says it received with sadness the news of the death of the national chairman of the Labour Party Alhaji Abdulkadir Abdulsalam this Tuesday 29th December 2020.
A statement from council’s chairman described the deceased as a great patriot, seasoned administrator, distinguished political party leader and esteemed elder statesman who devoted his life in service to the nation and humanity.
It adds that his departure at this crucial period of Constitution and Electoral Act amendment when his wise counsel is needed to move the nation forward, is a big blow to all lovers of representative governance in Nigeria.
Similarly, the coalition of united political parties in a statement from the national Secretary Peter Ameh described the late chairman of the Labour Party as a peacemaker, bridge builder and detribalized Nigerian.
It expressed deep sorrow over his demise saying that an iroko has fallen among leaders of political parties.
The coalition urges members of his family, the Labour Party and his political associates to take solace in the fact that he lived an exemplary life and contributed immensely to the political development of the nation.