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JUST IN: Lagos speaker’s father passes on @83

By Monsurudeen Olowoopejo

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has lost his 83-year-old father.

The lawmaker’s father, Suleimon Obasa, who was a businessman, passed on at the early hours of Tuesday.

The demise of Obasa’s father was disclosed through a statement released on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Eromosele Ebhomele.

According to the statement, Pa Obasa, a loving family man and community leader in his lifetime, was a successful businessman in the oil and gas and in the transportation sectors owning filling stations.

“He was also reputed for his success in farming, through which many citizens have always been empowered.

“A devoted Muslim, Pa Obasa dedicated his life to the service of Allah and mankind taking care of the needy and the less privileged.

“He is survived by his wives, children and grandchildren among whom is the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly.

“His remains would be interred at 4pm in the Agege (Old Abeokuta Motor Road) area of Lagos State, according to Islamic rites”.

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