Lagos Lawmaker, Who Slumped At Tinubu’s Rally, Laid To Rest
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on November 17, 2022
The remains of Abdul-Sobur Olayiwola Olawale, a Lagos State lawmaker who passed on in Jos, Plateau State, during an APC Presidential rally on Tuesday, have been laid to rest.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the remains of the lawmaker arrived at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in the afternoon and were immediately conveyed to his residence in Mushin, Lagos State in a motorcade.
The remains were received at the airport by the Speaker of the house, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, the Lagos State Legislators Wives Association (LASLEWA), friends, family and associates of the deceased.
The body was later moved to the Ebony Vaults, Ikoyi, where Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, joined the crowd of mourners.
The body was interred according to Islamic rites. NAN reports that the assembly had on Tuesday, announced the demise of the lawmaker, who, until his demise, represented Mushin Constituency II and chairman, House Committee on Local Government and Community Relations.