Lagos Senator Adebayo Osinowo dies at 64. The Senator representing Lagos East in the National Assembly, Mr. Adebayo Sikiru Osinowo, is dead. He was aged 64.
Osinowo popularly known as (Pepperito), an All Progressives Congress, APC, stalwart and lawmaker, was a former member of Lagos State House of Assembly for 16 years. Osinowo succeeded two-term Senator Gbenga Ashafa at the Senate.
However, Osinowo was said to have died of COVID-19 complications, there were conflicting reports that he had been at the special intensive unit of Lagos cardiologist centre, Ikoyi, on COVID-19 treatment. Another report had it that three days earlier, he was taking in at the Yaba Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) before his death on Monday, June 15th.
Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos confirmed the report, describing it as ‘regrettable.”
The Publicity Secretary of APC in Lagos, Mr. Seye Oladejo, when contacted, said, “Its true, Osinowo is dead. This is regrettable at this critical period.”