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*By Ibrahim Awojoodu, Ibadan.


Former Atisbo Local Government Chairman is dead.

9Janewshub.com.ng reports that the former Atisbo local government chairman in Oyo State, Hon. Wasiu Owolabi Akogun has been confirmed died as a result of injuries sustained in a road accident.

Owolabi served as Chairman of the Atisbo Local Government Area until May 2019, before he was sacked alongside other Chairmen in the state by Governor Seyi Makinde.

It was gathered that Owolabi died on Monday.

Owolabi had earlier served as secretary in the local government area before he assumed the office as Chairman.

The news of his death was announced by one of his siblings, Nafiu Owolabi on Tuesday.

He said that his brother died at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital around 9 pm on Monday.

He said that the deceased died as a result of a road accident he had along the Saki/ Ilorin road.

Owolabi added that the deceased was on his way to Al-Ikmah University where he was pursuing an academic programme.

He added that his brother would be buried at his residence located at Irawo Owode.

The burial according to him would take place at 4 pm today.

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