A cleric identified as Pastor Aimola John has reportedly slumped and died, shortly after defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
According to the Nation, Pastor John slumped shortly after joining Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
The pastor was rushed to a hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.
Pastor Aimola John who was a former chairmanship candidate for Owan East Local Governemnt Area, left APC in 2015 alongside Pastor Ize-Iyamu, Aimola and other former PDP members but was returning home to the APC at the residence of Ize-Iyamu where he slumped.
Tributes have been poured in for him on the social media where he was hailed as a true loyal party man
A former Secretary of Owan East, Mr. Godwin Imoudu, who confirmed his death said late Aimola was in Benin to defect to the APC.