osun state goes 3days mourning for the death of senator isiaka adeleke

The State of Osun House of Assembly has declared Monday to

Wednesday as mourning period in honour of the first civilian

governor of the State, Senator Isiaka Adeleke.

The Speaker, Mr Najeem Salaam gave the directive on Monday

morning.

Protesters on rampage cause traffic gridlock over ex-Gov Isiaka

Adeleke’s death, yesterday, in Osogbo, Osun State.

A statement by the Chairman House Committee on Information

and Strategy, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye said, the flag would be

flown half-staff in the Assembly during the period while all

legislative activities would be suspended.

It said, the decision was aimed at giving respect to the late

Senator. Adeleke who represented Osun West at the Nigeria Senate died on Sunday

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