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Lagos Assembly announces lawmaker’s demise

Abdulsobur 'Omititi' Olawale, who represented Mushin Constituency 2 in the Lagos State Assembly, has passed away.

Abdulsobur ‘Omititi’ Olawale, who represented Mushin Constituency 2 in the Lagos State Assembly, has passed away.

Setonji David, chairman of the Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Information, Strategy, and Security said in a statement that he passed away on Tuesday.

David said, “It is with deep sadness, sense of loss, and heavy hearts that we inform you of the death of our colleague and friend, Hon. Abdulsobur Olayiwola Olawale (alias OMITITI) representing Mushin Constituency 02 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, who passed on today.”

“Hon. Olawale was, until his untimely demise, the Chairman House Committee on Local Government and Community Relations; a second-term lawmaker left us unexpectedly and threw the whole House into mourning.

“This death really hit us below the belt. We will all miss him more than words can express. We urge you to join us in prayers for his family at this time.”

According to a report by a national newspaper, the lawmaker collapsed during an All Progressive Congress (APC) rally in Jos, Plateau State.

His death was confirmed at the hospital, to which he was rushed.

Several prominent members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), including presidential candidate Bola Tinubu, his running mate Kashim Shetima, and President Muhammadu Buhari, attended the flag-off ceremony in the state.