The Lagos State House of Assembly has announced that Mr. Sobur Olayiwola Olawale, a lawmaker for Lagos State who passed away on Tuesday afternoon, will be buried on Wednesday (today).
On Wednesday, Mr. Setonji David, the chairman of the House Committee on Information, announced this in Lagos.
The 58-year-old Olawale will be buried in Lagos’s Lekki neighborhood’s Vault Garden, Awoyaya, next to Mayfair Garden.
The Mushin Constituency II representative served a second term and served as the head of the House Committee on Local Government and Community Relations.
Olawale, a native of Abeokuta, Ogun, was said to have collapsed at the Rwang Pam stadium in Jos, Plateau, the location of the APC Presidential Campaign. He was then rushed to a nearby hospital, where his death was later confirmed.
The 58-year-old Omititi, as he was affectionately referred to by his supporters, friends, and colleagues, was born on March 12, 1964.
He was visibly healthy as of Friday when he took an active part as a goalkeeper for one of the teams in the novelty match played by members to commemorate Lagos Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa’s 50th birthday.
The assembly spokesperson said his death really hit them below the belt, adding that they would all miss him more than words could express.
David said sequel to his decision to thread the active path in politics, Olawale at the dawn of the fourth Republic was the Ward Secretary, Alliance for Democracy, Ward G2, Papa Ajao Mushin.
Olawale was also the special assistant on transportation to the former governor, Sen. Bola Tinubu from 2003 to 2007.
In 2014, he was nominated and won the APC primaries and elected as a member to represent Mushin Constituency II at the Lagos state house of assembly.
He is survived by his wife and children.