JUST IN: Lagos Council Boss Dies One Month To LG Polls
The Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area in Lagos State has lost its Chairman, Hon. Olufunmi Rafiu Olatunji.
It was learnt that the council boss succumbed to a lingering health challenge on Monday.
Olatunji’s death occurred less than a month to the local government election in Lagos.
The council confirmed his demise in a statement shared on Facebook.
According to the statement, Olatunji will be buried at his residence in Sangotedo, Ajah area of the state.
“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, 2021 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,” the statement read.