Bigwigs attend Obafemi Hamzat’s father’s burial.
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the National leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, and governor-elect of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday attended the funeral of Oba Mufutau Hamzat, father of deputy governor-elect, Obafemi Hamzat.
Others included Lagos Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa, and several members of Lagos State House of Assembly, including Kola Abiola.
Oba Hamzat, the traditional ruler of Afowowa Kingdom in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State, died on Sunday aged 86 after a brief illness.
Pa Olatunji Hamzat was a prominent Lagos politician in the first republic and was a leader of the Action Group and the Unity Party of Nigeria in the second republic.
The Lagos Deputy governor-elect, has described his father, Pa Hamzat, as a great man who committed his life to public service.