Breaking: Ex-Ekiti deputy governor is dead


A former deputy governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, has passed on.

Egbeyemi passed away at the early hours of Saturday morning, at a popular Multisystem Hospital in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital at 79.

Egbeyemi, a native of Ado-Ekiti, was born on May 8, 1944.

He later became a lawyer, before he delved into politics.

He served as Chairman, Ado Ekiti Local Government Area, between 1992-93 and later became deputy to Governor Kayode Fayemi, from 2018 to 2022.

The news of his sudden demise was still under wraps as at time of this report, but a close ally who worked with him as one of his principal officers disclosed that he died at a private hospital.