Former Ogun lawmaker dies after celebrating 46th birthday

Former Ogun lawmaker dies after celebrating 46th birthday

- Yinka Mafe, an immediate past minority leader of the Ogun state House of Assembly is dead

- The former lawmaker is said to have died shortly after celebrating his birthday on the night of Tuesday, February 4

- Mafe had organised a prayer session at his hometown in Emuren as part of activities to mark his birthday on Tuesday, February 4, after a visitation to inmates of the Nigeria Correctional Service in Sagamu

A former lawmaker of the Ogun state House of Assembly, Yinka Mafe, is dead.

Tribune reports that Mafe, the immediate past majority leader of the Ogun state House of Assembly died on Tuesday, February 4, night.

It was gathered that the former lawmaker died shortly after celebrating his 46th birthday having complained of chest pain after the celebration.

Also, his remains have been deposited at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), morgue in Sagamu.

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Before his death, Mafe had organised a prayer session at his hometown in Emuren as part of activities to mark his birthday on Tuesday.

He was said to have visited inmates and of the Nigeria Correctional Centre in Sagamu before heading to Tenth Planet & Suites were he had a party with some members of his political party, friends, relatives and well-wishers.

Former Ogun lawmaker dies after celebrating 46th birthday

The former lawmaker died shortly after celebrating his 46th party
Source: UGC

Mafe who was born February 4, 1974, and elected as the Councillor of Ward 3 in Sagamu local government legislative council.

His tenure as the councillor which began in December 1998 ended in 2002 before he represented the Sagamu Constituency I (Ofin) at the State House of Assembly between 2011 and 2019.

He served as the minority leader of the House under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) formerly Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN).

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