The Deputy Governor-elect of Lagos State, Dr.Quadri Obafemi Hamzat, is bereaved. His father, His Royal Highness Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat, is dead.
Oba Hamzat died on Sunday evening as a result of age-related ailment. He was 87.
All through Friday and Saturday, Oba Hamzat was said to be on life support when his situation grew worse.
Doctors, his children and relations were running helter-skelter to save his life.
Oba Hamzat is the Olu of Afowora Sogade, a relatively small community in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State.
He was an influential political leader in Lagos State before he was invited home to lead his people. In fact Oba Hamzat used to be a member of the influential Governor’s Advisory Council.