The Special Adviser to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Engineer James Adepoju, is dead. Adepoju died on Wednesday.

The deceased was appointed last year by Governor Seyi Makinde.

The cause of his death has not been revealed as at the time of filing this report.

Before his appointment, Adepoju was the Engineering Head of Prize Engineering Consultants Limited.

He is a graduate of Civil Engineering from the University of Ibadan, and has been involved in several projects, including providing engineering consultancy services on the construction of Igbeti-Ogbomoso Road.

The Chief Press Secretary to the state Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa confirmed the death of Adepoju on Wednesday.

In the other news, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that billionaire, Bolu Akin-Olugbade is dead.

The 61-year-old businessman passed away on Wednesday too.

The socialite died at the Paelon COVID Centre, Ikeja, Lagos.