- Ekiti state has lost one of its fine lawmakers, Juwa Adegbuyi
- Adegbuyi breathed his last on Saturday, January 30, after battling an ailment
- The details of his death is yet to be made public by the family
A member representing Ekiti East constituency 1 at the state House of Assembly, Juwa Adegbuyi is dead, TVC reports.
Legit.ng gathered that the lawmaker died on Saturday, January 30, after battling an undisclosed ailment.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that a leader of the Amotekun security network in Oyo state, Tajudeen Salaudeen, reportedly passed away.
It was reported that Tajudeen who was a leader of the para-military security group in Kajola local government area died on Thursday, January 28.
He died in a road crash while trying to avoid a pothole as he rode on his motorcycle. It was gathered that Tajudeen was heading to Okeho in the early hours of Thursday, January 28, when he got a call to come back for an emergency assignment at Ilero. He died while returning.
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His body was deposited at a private hospital morgue in Ilero close to Okeho (Kajola) in Iwajowa local council development.
In a related development, Alhaji Jubil Martins-Kuye, Nigerian former minister of commerce and industry, passed away at the age of 78.
According to a family source, the former minister who served twice died in his hometown in Ago-Iwoye on Sunday morning.
A chartered accountant who practised for several years in Lagos and overseas before moving to politics, Kuye was appointed minister on April 6, 2010, when former president Goodluck Jonathan, then an acting president, announced a new cabinet.
Also, the academic community in the country was plunged into mourning following the death of Folabi Olumide, a renowned professor who was the pioneer vice chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU).
The passing on the late don was announced by the current vice-chancellor of the LASU, Professor Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun, in a statement. Olumide died on Friday, January 8, after a brief illness at the age of 81 years.
He was, however, succeeded by Jadesola Akande after he was removed from the position for alleged "financial and administrative improprieties."