The body of a member of Lagos State House of Assembly Hon. (High Chief) Olayiwola Abdulsobur Olawale, has been laid to rest. He was buried in Lagos, on Wednesday
The lawmaker popularly known as Omititi, represented Mushin Constituency II at the Lagos State House of Assembly. He passed on after slumping at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign flag-off in Jos, Plateau State, on Tuesday.
Olawale was among those who stormed Jos on Tuesday to show support for the presidential candidate of the party, BolaTinubu.
Chairperson of the Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Information, Strategy and Security said, Setonji David, also confirmed the incident in a statement.
“It is with deep sadness, sense of loss and heavy hearts that we inform you of the death of our colleague and friend, Hon. Abdulsobur Olayiwola Olawale (alias Omititi) representing Mushin Constituency 02 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, who passed on today,” he said.
“Hon. Olawale was until his untimely demise, the Chairman House Committee on Local Government and Community Relations, a second term lawmaker, left us unexpectedly and threw the whole House into mourning.
“This death really hit us below the belt. We will all miss him more than words can express. We urge you to join us in prayers for his family at this time.”
In attendance at the burial were Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Speaker of the State House of Assembly and several other dignitaries