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Tears as Lagos lawmaker, Sobur Olawale, is buried

By Kehinde Olatunji
17 November 2022   |   2:21 am
It was all tears as members and staff of the Lagos State House of Assembly, led by Speaker Mudashiru Obasa, yesterday, received the body of the lawmaker, Abdul-Sobur Olayiwola Olawale, who passed on in Jos, Plateau State, on Tuesday.

Sobur Olawale

It was all tears as members and staff of the Lagos State House of Assembly, led by Speaker Mudashiru Obasa, yesterday, received the body of the lawmaker, Abdul-Sobur Olayiwola Olawale, who passed on in Jos, Plateau State, on Tuesday.

The remains of the lawmaker, who represented Mushin Constituency II, arrived at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in the afternoon and were immediately conveyed to his residence in a motorcade that has Obasa, lawmakers, the Lagos State Legislators Wives Association (LASLEWA), friends, family and associates of the deceased.

The body was later moved to the Ebony Vaults where Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, joined the crowd of mourners.

The body was interred according to Islamic rites.