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Breaking News: Oyo State Assembly Speaker Dies

Breaking News: Oyo State Assembly Speaker Dies

Tunde Ogunmola

The entire residents of Oyo State are in mourning mood as the Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Michael Adeyemo dies at the age of 47 this morning.

Adeyemo, a lawyer by profession from Lanlate town in Ibarapa zone of Oyo State, lost his wife to the cold hands of death in 2011.

The speaker reportedly slumped and died in his private residence in Ibadan.
The late Speaker was in his office at the Oyo State House of Assembly for several hours on Wednesday.

Adeyemo presided over the last sitting of the Assembly on Tuesday, and adjourned the sitting of the House till next Thursday, for members to attend to oversight functions before them.

On Friday morning, Assembly members had already converged and about to embark on a journey to where they would perform one of the oversight functions, when the sad news came.