Lagos lawmaker, Sobur Olawale slumps and dies after attending APC campaign flag-off in Jos

Lagos lawmaker, Sobur Olawale slumps and dies after attending APC campaign flag-off in Jos

Sobur Olawale, a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, has died. Olawale, the chairman of the House Committee on Local Government, is believed to have collapsed and died after attending the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign flag-off in Jos.

TheCable reports that a source in the Lagos assembly confirmed the development, adding that it is not clear what could have caused the death of the lawmaker.

“It is true that he died, but you will understand that at this moment, I can’t put out a report to announce the death of a very good friend,” the source said.

“He slumped and died. We both travelled to Jos and it’s sad to not come back with him to Lagos.”




10 Things You Should Know About Sobur Olawale

The Lagos State House of Assembly has been thrown into mourning, following the death of a lawmaker, Sobur Olayiwola Olawale popularly known as Omititi.

This publication earlier reported that Olawale slumped and died in Jos after the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign flag-off.

10 things you should know about the lawmaker.

  1. Olawale represented Mushin constituency II at the Lagos State House of Assembly.
  2. He also served during the 8th legislative Assembly year 2015 – 2019.
  3. Omititi was born on March 12, 1964.
  4. The Lawmaker is married with three children.
  5. He is a graduate of Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos.
  6. The APC chieftain was a builder and property developer.
  7. He was appointed as Special Assistant to Ex-Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu On Transportation.
  8. Last week Friday, during a novelty football match to celebrate the 50th birthday of the Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa, the late lawmaker played in the match as the goalkeeper.
  9. Omititi is a Muslim
  10. He was previously elected as General Secretary, Ward G2 (Now B) Papa Ajao



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