Ekiti State House Of Assembly Speaker Is Dead, He Was 66 Years Old.

by Oluwamuyiwa Oyedele

The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly Funminiyi Afuye is reported dead following a cardiac arrest at the age of 66.

“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,” Yinka Oyebode, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Abiodun Oyebanji, said in a statement Wednesday.

“The late Afuye, 66, was a former Commissioner of the Ekiti State Ministry of Information, and a two-time member of the State Assembly. He was inaugurated Speaker of the sixth Assembly on June 6, 2019.”

Afuye was at the Thanksgiving Service of the new governor, Biodun Oyebanji, on Tuesday and later chaired the plenary session of the Assembly in the afternoon.

You may also like

Leave a Comment

%d bloggers like this: