Lagos lawmaker, ‘Omititi’ buried in Ikoyi

The body of the Lagos lawmaker, Mr. AbdulSobur Olawale, has been laid to rest at the Ikoyi Vault and Gardens in Eti Osa Council Area at about 5:20pm.

Mr. Olawale, aged 58, who died on Tuesday at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign launch in Jos, Plateau State, represented Mushin Constituency 2 in the Lagos State House of Assembly since 2015.

Family members at the burial

He was the Chairman of the House Committee on Local Government and Administration.

Speaking with journalists, the governor of the state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, described his death as unfortunate, saying that a 40-man House had been reduced to 39 which was a big blow.

Governor Sanwo-Olu urged the family and his colleagues to take heart.

The interment was also attended by the Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, Speaker of the House of Assembly, Chief Mudashiru Obasa, Clerk of the House, Mr. Olalekan Onafeko and some of the lawmakers.

Others included; Chairman of Mushin local government, Mr Emmanuel Bamgboye, Vice Chairman, Mr Olatunbosun Aruwe, and Chairman of Odi Olowo Local Council Development Area, Mr Rasaq Ajala.

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