Breaking: Lagos council boss picks APC ticket for reelection, dies days after

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Days after winning the second ticket on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area in Lagos State, Hon. Olufunmi Rafiu Olatunji is dead.

It was gathered that Olatunji died on Monday night, after battling with a sudden illness.

He will be buried in accordance with Islamic rites today at his residence in Sangotedo, Ajah, Lagos.

Olatunji emerged winner in the APC local government primary election with 1977 votes to become the party’s candidate in the forthcoming July 24th election.

Confirming his death, his Media Team on Tuesday morning in a Facebook post said: “With sorrow in our heart but in total submission to the will of Almighty Allah (S. W. T), we announce the passing, after a long battle with illness, our dear father, brother, friend, confidant, role model, Nation-builder, Hon. Olufunmi Rafiu Olatunji.

He was until late night of Monday 21st June, 2021 the Executive Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area, Eti-Osa Local Government.

“He will be buried in accordance to Islamic rite by 9 am prompt at his residence in Sangotedo, Ajah, Lagos. We invite you to join us in paying the last respect to our beloved father, brother, friend and Boss.

“We are confident that Almighty Allah will grant him Al Jannah Firdaus.”