The Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Bayo Osinowo, popular called ‘Pepperito’, has been reported to have died at one of isolation centres in Lagos, where he was receiving treating for a brief illness until news of his death filtered.
Although, there have not been any confirmation from Lagos State Government on cause of Osinowo’s death, but there were suspicions that the 64 years old late senator’s demise could be coronavirus related.
The Guild gathered that the deceased was placed under isolation to study his illness and prevent from possible spread should find result comes out COVID-19 related.
A member of All Progressives Congress (APC) who is from Osinowo’s constituency disclosed that relatives and party members were already at the isolation center to receive the late senator’s remains.
Another source hinted that the deceased would be buried according to Islamic rites at his home town in Ijebu, Ogun state on Monday and that other burial service should be announced by his family .
The late senator’s death was confirmed by one of his family member, Chairman of Agboyi-Ketu Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Dele Osinowo, who disclosed that the senator’s remains was still at isolation centre where deceased was receiving treating until his death.