Ekiti State House of Assembly Speaker is dead

SPEAKER of the Ekiti House of Assembly Funminiyi Afuye is dead.



    Afuye’s death was announced in a statement by Yinka Oyebode, spokesperson for Ekiti State governor Biodun Oyebanji on Wednesday.

    According to the statement, the late Speaker died of at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti, where he was receiving treatment on cardiac arrest.

    The late Afuye, 66, was a former Commissioner, Ekiti State Ministry of Information and two-time member of the State Assembly.

    Afuye was sighted in the entourage of the state governor when the latter went on a road inspection tour in parts of the state capital on Wednesday morning.

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