Gen. Paul Okuntimo is dead

Gen. Paul Okuntimo is dead

Monday, July 12, 2021 10:09 am

The late Paul Okuntimo

The late Paul Okuntimo


General Paul O. Okuntimo (Rtd) former Special Adviser on Security to Gov. Yahaya Bello is dead.

His death was announced by the Dayo Akanmode Friends, a political platform, of which the deceased was a prominent member. The statement was silent on the circumstances of his passage.

The statement described the late General Paul Okuntimo as a motivator and supporter of the vision of members of the platform.

The statement concluded by saying, ” We commiserate with family members, friends, community and his political associates on this unfortunate loss. We pray that God will console  us all. Amen.

A source from Iyagba Local Government where he hailed from claimed Okuntimo died on Sunday after a battle with cancer. He was said to have died in a hospital in Ibadan.

It would be recalled that the late General was head of a military task force drafted to maintain peace in riverine Ogoni community during the agitations led by the Writer and Activist, Kenule Saro Siwa of blessed memories.

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