The Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State, Hon Rafiu Olorunfunmi Olatunji, is dead.
He died on Monday night at his Sangotedo residence. He was said to have been suffering from a long-term illness before he eventually passed on.
Olatunji, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, had won the APC primary to run for the forthcoming July 24 election.
Olatunji’s media team announced his death on their Facebook handle, saying he would be buried Tuesday morning, in accordance with Islamic rite.
“With sorrow in our heart but in total submission to the will of Almighty Allah (S. W. T), we announce the passing, after a long battle with illness, our dear father, brother, friend, confidant, role model, Nation-builder, Hon. Olufunmi Rafiu Olatunji.
“He was until late night of Monday 21st June, 2021 the Executive Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area, Eti-Osa Local Government.
“He will be buried in accordance to Islamic rite by 9 am prompt at his residence in Sangotedo, Ajah, Lagos. We invite you to join us in paying the last respect to our beloved father, brother, friend and Boss. We are confident that Almighty Allah will grant him Al Jannah Firdaus,” the statement reads.