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Governor Sanwo-Olu Mourns Lagos Council Boss

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has expressed sadness over the sudden death of the Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Mr. Olufunmi Olatunji.

Olatunji died on Monday night after a brief illness.

He was buried yesterday according to Islamic rites.

Before his demise, he was seeking re-election for a second term in office under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

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He emerged winner in the APC local government primary election with 1977 votes to become the party’s candidate in the July 24 election.

In a condolence message, his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, Sanwo-Olu said Olatunji’s demise was a big loss to the Eti-Osa East council and Lagos State.

“The death of Olatunji is a painful and great loss to Lagos State. I am saddened by the death of this fine gentleman; a loyal party man and committed democrat.

“There is no doubting the fact that he would be missed by the entire political class, particularly Eti-Osa East LCDA, Lagos All Progressives Congress (APC), his family and the state as a whole,” he said.

He described the late council boss as a  loyal politician and an invaluable asset to the APC.

The governor said the deceased lived a fulfilled life and impacted lives through selfless service to his family, people of Eti-Osa East LCDA, Lagos State and humanity at large.

Sanwo-Olu also condoled with the immediate family of the deceased, the National Leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Lagos APC, Conference 57 and the entire people of Eti-Osa East LCDA.

He prayed that God would grant the soul of Olatunji eternal rest and comfort his immediate and political family.

Olatunji was the chairman of Eti-Osa East.

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