Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Lagos lawmaker, Omititi slumps and dies after attending APC presidential campaign flag-off in Jos

The lawmaker representing Mushin Constituency II at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Sobur Olayiwola Olawale, has died in Jos, Plateau State.

Olawale, popularly known as “Omititi” was said to have slumped and died after the presidential campaign flag-off of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) held at the Rawang Pam Township Stadium in Jos on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

Speaking with TheCable, a source in the Lagos Assembly confirmed the development, adding that it is not clear what could have caused the death of the lawmaker.

Read Also: BudgIT, EIE and PIN Set to Host the 5th Edition of NMCG Conference

“It is true that he died, but you will understand that at this moment, I can’t put out a report to announce the death of a very good friend,” the source said.

“He slumped and died. We both travelled to Jos and it’s sad to not come back with him to Lagos,” he added.

The lawmaker, who was the chairman, house committee on local government, was born in 1964.

He is survived by a wife and three children.

The Lagos State House of Assembly is yet to issue a statement on his demise.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


You May Also Like


Mallam Kashifu Inuwa, Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has called for collaboration amongst the government, institutions, and the people in order...


Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company has announced its collaboration with Multichoice Africa in bringing back Africa’s largest reality TV franchise with a special...


Federal Government has no plans to strip the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) of its powers, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa...


A group Nigerian tech savvy youths have developed a web-based crypto platform to facilitate seamless and borderless means of accepting cryptocurrency payment globally. Known...