by Christiana Gokyo, Jos
A Member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. AbdulSobur Olawale, has been reported dead, while in Jos shortly after attending the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Flag-off.
The Plateau State Governor-cum Director-General of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, Simon Lalong, has commiserated with the people and Government of Lagos State over the demise of late House of Assembly member, Hon. AbdulSobur Olawale, who died in Jos, shortly after attending the APC Presidential Campaign flag-off in Jos.
The governor, who escorted the corpse of the deceased lawmaker to the Yakubu Gowon Airport Heipang for onward movement to Lagos for burial this morning, said, he expressed shock over the death of the lawmaker, who died shortly after attending the flag-off of the APC Presidential Campaign held at the Rwang Pam Township Stadium, Jos.
He equally expressed heartfelt sympathy and sent condolences to the immediate family, friends and associates of late Hon. AbdulSobur Olawale (Omititi), his constituents and to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State.
According to Lalong, “The death of the lawmaker is a huge blow to the Lagos State House of Assembly where he served the people of Mushin Constituency 2 with courage, determination and passion.”
He said the commitment of the deceased lawmaker to the cause of the APC and the candidacy of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu ensured that he not only mobilized support for the party and the candidate, but also motivated him to come all the way to Jos to be part of the flag-off of the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign.
The governor prayed to God to give the family the fortitude to bear the loss and for Almighty God to grant his soul eternal rest.