Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has mourned the death of the Senator representing Lagos East at the National Assembly, Senator Adebayo Oshinowo.
The Governor in a statement in Ado Ekiti on Monday, described the death of Senator Oshinowo as very shocking and unfortunate.
Dr Fayemi said the deceased had made remarkable impact on the lives of the people of Lagos State whom he had served both as a member of the State House of Assembly for 16 years and later as a Senator.
He described Oshinowo was a seasoned politician who had endeared himself to the people of Lagos State as reflected in the number electoral victories he recorded through their votes.
The Governor said the deceased was a thoroughbred professional and successful businessman who had a career in the public service before joining politics.
Dr Fayemi said the late politician would be sorely missed for his contributions to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the nation’s democratic experience.
He prayed God to grant the deceased eternal rest and his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
“On behalf of the government and good people of Ekiti State, I commiserate with Senator Osinowo’s immediate family, the leadership of the National Assembly, the leadership of APC in Lagos State as well as his political associates and followers. May God heal the wound and grant the departed eternal rest”, the statement added.