The Senator representing Lagos East, Adebayo Osinowo, popularly known as Pepperita is dead. He was 64.
The statement read, “Today, Lagos lost a hardworking and committed son, Senator Bayo Osinowo.
“As the Senator representing Lagos East, he worked for the progress of our state and will be remembered for his love and service to the people.
“I am saddened by his death. He was a loyal party man and a committed democrat, with a deep understanding of the State’s social and political landscape.
“I pray that Almighty Allah grants his soul eternal rest and a place in Aljannah Firdaus,” he added.
Senator Osinowo is the second prominent person the governor is commenting on their death.
Just like the president, Muhammadu Buhari, a few hours ago, Sanwo Olu had also sent his condolences to Pastor Ituah over the death of his wife.
Reacting to the death of Mrs Ibidun, the governor described her as an inspiration to many and prayed for the loved ones she left behind.
“I was shocked when I received the news that my friend, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo had lost his wife and partner, Mrs Ibidun Ighodalo,” his statement read.
“Mrs Ibidun Ighodalo was an inspiration to many. I pray for strength for Pastor Ituah, their children, loved ones and the many she has touched,” he added.
APC, Bola Tinubu reacts to Senator Bayo’s death
The All Progressive Congress and its national chairman, Bola Tinubu, has reacted to the death of the senator.
In a statement by the publicity secretary of the APC, Mr Seye Oladejo, he said, “Its true, Osinowo is dead.
Part of the party’s statement read, “The All Progressives Congress, Lagos State, regret to announce the passage of Senator Bayo Osinowo, the senator representing Lagos East.
“We commiserate with our National Leader, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, his immediate family and the entire Lagos State APC on this shocking loss.
Bayo was the longest-serving member of the Lagos State House of Assembly prior to his elevation to the National Assembly as Senator, representing Lagos East
Also reacting to his death is the national chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
In a statement, Tinubu referred to the late senator as an excellent politician.
“His death hurt all who know him. Bayo was more than an excellent politician. As great a politician he was, Bayo was an even better person,” Tinubu said.