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Oyo Speaker’s death: Ajimobi still shattered, visits parents, monarchs

The death of the Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Michael Adeyemo, has left Governor  Abiola Ajimobi  in sombre mood as he led the State Executive Council and Assembly members on a condolence visit to the deceased’s  country home, Lanlate, yesterday.

Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi

The sudden death of the 47-year-old, early Friday, had thrown the state into gloom, following which the governor declared three days  of mourning.

Ajimobi was accompanied to Lanlate by his wife, Chief Florence Ajimobi; his deputy, Chief Moses Adeyemo; all state executive council members; members of the House of Assembly, led by the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Abdulwasi Musa; and the state  Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Akin Oke, among others.

Amidst intermittent sobs, the parents of the late Speaker, Chief Matthew and Mrs. Dorcas Adeyemo, told the guests that a “monumental tragedy” had befallen them.

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