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Breaking: Senator Osinowo dies after brief illness

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.

Commiserating with the Osinowo family over the loss, All Progressives Congress (APC) Lagos Chapter, described the deceased as a leading light during struggle for the revalidation of June 12.
According to the party, Osinowo was a strong pillar and a stabilizing force at the Lagos State House of Assembly where he served the state before been elected to represent Lagos East senatorial district at National Assembly.
The party, in a statement by its Spokesman. Seye Oladejo, stated that his demise has left a huge gap in the party considering his contribution towards  the battle to entrench democratic governance in the country.
“Pepper, as he was widely known, will be remembered for his wise counsel, matured leadership, loyalty to the party and commitment to democratic ideals”.

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