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Ekiti Govt Confirms Afuye’s Death, Discloses Cause

Funminiyi Afuye

Ekiti Govt Confirms Afuye’s Death, Discloses The Cause

Ekiti State Government has confirmed the death of the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Funminiyi Afuye.

The 66-year-old lawmaker passed away this evening. He represented Ikere constituency 1.

Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Yinka Oyebode issued a statement Wednesday night.

The spokesperson noted that the state government was sad about Afuye’s demise.

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“Rt. Hon Afuye died Wednesday evening at the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), Ado- Ekiti, where he was receiving treatment after suffering a cardiac arrest”, he said.

The deceased was a former Commissioner of Information and two-time member of the State Legislature.

Afuye was assumed office as Speaker of the sixth Assembly on June 6, 2019.

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