Breaking: Lagos council chairman dies, days after picking party ticket for reelection




Olatunji

The Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area in Lagos State, Hon. Olufunmi Rafiu Olatunji, has died, days after winning the second ticket on the platform of the All Progressives Congress,

He emerged winner in the APC local government primary election with 1977 votes to become the ’s candidate in the forthcoming July 24th election.

Blueprint gathered that Olatunji died on Monday night, after battling with a sudden illness.

Confirming his death, his Media Team on Tuesday morning in a Facebook post said: “With sorrow in our heart but in total submission to the will of Almighty Allah (S. W. T), we announce the passing, after a long battle with illness, our dear father, brother, friend, confidant, role model, Nation-builder, Hon. Olufunmi Rafiu Olatunji.

“He was until late night of Monday 21st June, the Executive Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area, Eti-Osa Local Government.

“He will be buried in accordance to Islamic rite by 9 am prompt at his residence in Sangotedo, Ajah, Lagos. We invite you to join us in paying the last respect to our beloved father, brother, friend and Boss.

“We are confident that Almighty Allah will grant him Al Jannah Firdaus.”

He will be buried in accordance with Islamic rites today at his residence in Sangotedo, Ajah, Lagos.