July 19, 2017

Lagos lawmaker dies at 50 in LASUTH

By Ebun Sessou

lagos—Member representing Eti-Osa 1, in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Alimi Kazeem is dead.

Alimi died few days to the state’s highly anticipated local government elections billed to hold on Saturday, July 22, 2017.

Alimi, who marked his 50th birthday on July 3 was elected on August 8, 2015 and his tenure was expected to end on July 6, 2019. In a statement by the Speaker of the House, Mr Mudashiru Obasa through his Chief Press Secretary, Musibau Rasak,  the news of Alimi’s death was received with shock

According to him, Alimi died on Tuesday July 18, two weeks after his 50th birthday after brief illness.

Razak, confirmed that the lawmaker died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH.

A two-time lawmaker,  Alimi until his death, was the Chairman of the House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

He is survived by a wife and children.