By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State received with shock, the sad news of the death of the immediate former Majority Leader of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Honourable Asiwaju Yinka Mafe. And commiserate with members of the families.
This was contain in press releases by the party publicity secretary Hon Tunde Oladunjoye. Who described his death as a grate lost to Ogun State.
Hon. Yinka Mafe was a member of Ogun state house of Assembly representing Sagamu 1 state constituency in 2011 and he was return in 2015 and became the principal officer (majority leader) before they decided to left APC for APM.
“Though the circumstances surrounding his death are still sketchy, our party however, has, indeed, lost a vibrant lawmaker, legal practitioner and consummate entrepreneur, known for his outspokenness, no matter where he finds himself”.
“It was recalled that even when others remained in the deflated and defunct Allied People’s Movement (APM), Yinka Mafe took a very bold and courageous step to return to APC”.
“While the other defected and defeated members of defunct APM were still shadow-chasing and preoccupied with empty boasts, Mafe, less than a month after the election of Prince Dapo Abiodun, specifically on April 2, 2019 announced his return to APC on the floor of Ogun State House of Assembly.”
“While commiserating with the wife, children and the entire members of the family of the deceased, and indeed the people of Sagamu 1 State Constituency, the APC prays that God will give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”