The Kwara State House of Assembly majority leader, Hon. Olawoyin Abubakar Magaji has passed away.
Olawoyin, 57, who represented Ilorin Central Constituency on the ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, was reported dead on Monday morning, January 9, 2023, after battling a brief illness.
Awolola Olamide Ayokunle, Chairman, House Committee on Information, Youth, Sports and Tourism, confirmed the demise via a statement issued in Ilorin on Monday.
“The House announces with regret the demise of Hon. Magaji Olawoyin, member representing Ilorin Central State Constituency and Leader of the House,” the statement read.
“The sudden event occurred in the early hours of Monday 9th January, 2023 after a brief illness. Janazah will hold at 4pm at Magajin Geri family house, Surulere, Ilorin. May Allah repose his soul in Jannatu Firdauz,”