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JUST IN: I have lost a brother, my deputy CoS- Sanwo-Olu

By Monsurudeen Olowoopejo

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has described the death of his Deputy Chief of Staff, Gboyega Soyannwo, as a rude shock, saying I have lost a brother.

Sanwo-Olu added that Soyannwo, before his death, is servant of the people and his role was well appreciated by Lagosians.

The governor disclosed this on Wednesday through a statement released by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso.

According to the statement, “With deep sorrow, the Lagos State Government announces the passing of the Deputy Chief of Staff (DCoS) to Mr Governor, Mr Gboyega Soyannwo.

“Soyannwo died today after a brief illness. He was 55.

“Mr. Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on behalf of the Government and people of Lagos, sends his condolences to the Soyannwo family.

“I have lost a brother and a servant of the people,” Mr Governor said while breaking the news to the Executive Council (EXCO) meeting,

“After a minute’s silence in respect of the late DCoS, Mr Governor ended the EXCO meeting.

“The late Gboyega Soyannwo is survived by a wife and two children”.

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