Bello, who mourned the death of Kola-Ojo, prayed God to grant the family, party members and the entire people of the state the fortitude to bear the loss.
In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mohammed Onogwu, Bello said: ”It is with heavy hearts but with total submission to the will of God that I, on behalf of the government and People of Kogi received the sad demise of one of us, Mr Taiwo Kola-Ojo.
“The death is more touching, especially for the fact that he was actively involved in the recent political activities in the state.
”On behalf of my immediate family and the people of Kogi, I, therefore, condole with the family of the deceased Chairman and the PDP over this sad news.”
Recall that NAN had reported that Kola-Ojo slumped and died on Tuesday evening while playing lawn Tennis.
The Kogi State Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bode Ogunmola confirmed the death in a statement obtained by NAN on Wednesday morning.
Ogunmola, described the death as sudden and shocking.