Ekiti State House Of Assembly Member Dies After Brief Illness

A member representing Ekiti East constituency 1 in the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon Olawajuwon Adegbuyi, has died after a brief illness.

Naija News gathered that Adegbuyi, a member of the All Progressives Congress, died on Saturday.

It was gathered that Hon. Adegbuyi started complaining of persistent headache since Wednesday, which escalated on Friday and led to his eventual death.

“He had been complaining of a headache for days and his family said he should take a rest which he complied with. But his situation degenerated on Friday evening and he gave up the ghost Saturday evening,” a family source told DailyPost.

Also reacting, the Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon. Funminiyi Afuye, expressed deep sadness over the death of the lawmaker.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Akogun Tai Oguntayo,  Afuye said: “In fact, I am speechless. Hon Adegbuyi, a complete gentleman who represented his Constituency well, was one of the finest and vibrant lawmakers in the sixth assembly. He died in the hospital after a brief illness.

“We are a unique Assembly of 26 brothers and sisters and now the cold hand of death suddenly dealt us this terrible blow! It’s unbelievable and highly unbearable. But we can’t question God”

“We pray to God to grant the family and Ekiti State the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”

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