Tears as Ogun loses chairman-nominee just hours to screening

Tears as Ogun loses chairman-nominee just hours to screening

- Politicians in Ogun have been thrown into mourning following the death of Saibu Adeosun Mulero, a chairmanship nominee

- Mulero was nominated as the chairman of the caretaker committee for Ipokia local government area

- The nominee had decided to take a nap before heading for the screening, but did not wake up

It was a sad day in the morning of Wednesday, January 8, in Ogun state as Saibu Adeosun Mulero, a nominee of Governor Dapo Abiodun, died moments before his screening and eventual confirmation.

Mulero was nominated by the governor for the position of chairman of the caretaker committee for Ipokia local government area and was to be screened by the state's House of Assembly.

The late Mulero was one of the 20 politicians nominated to fill the local government councils in the state.

The Nation reports that the late politician reportedly dressed up for the screening in Abeokuta, but decided to take a nap from which he never woke up.

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The late graduate of mass communication is survived by wife, Mulikat and three kids.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Governor Abiodun was finally declared the winner of the 2019 governorship election by the Supreme Court on Wednesday, December 18.

The apex court threw away the suit filed against Governor Abiodun's victory by Adekunle Akinlade, the governorship candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM).

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It was reported that the court ruled that Akinlade did not have convincing evidence to substantiate his allegations against Governor Abiodun who was elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC).

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