The Major opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party PDP has expressed shock and sadness over the death of National Chairman of Labour Party, Alhaji Abdulsalam.
Abdulsalam suddenly died on Tuesday morning after observing the first morning Muslim prayer.
Reacting to his death, PDP described Alhaji Abdulsalam as a selfless politician and very patriotic opposition figure, who dedicated his life in pursuit of justice, good governance and entrenchment of democratic values in our country.
The party described the death of the Frontline politician as a national tragedy at a time when the country needs him
The party in its Twitter handle said: “The death of Alhaji Abdulsalam is indeed a national tragedy especially coming at this critical time when our nation needs his patriotism and wealth of experience the most in the collective quest to rescue our country from the stranglehold of misrule.
“We commiserates with the Abdulsalam’s family, the Labour Party, as well as the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), where he played a major role in its formation, and prayed God to grant Alhaji Abdulsalam eternal rest.