Breaking: Lagos Council Boss Dies Days After Winning APC Re-Election Ticket

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Late Rafiu Olatunji

The Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area in Lagos, Olufunmi Rafiu Olatunji has died.

Olatunji’s death was announced on Facebook by his media team early on Tuesday.

He was seeking re-election under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) having won the APC local government primary election to become the party’s candidate in the forthcoming July 24th election.

The announcement by his media team read, “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 the 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.”

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