Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:03 pm
A member of the House of Representatives, representing Ifako Ijaiye Constituency of Lagos State, Hon. Elijah Adewale is dead.
He was said to have slumped and died at the early hours of Thursday in his house in Abuja.
Sources in Abuja said Adewale attended the caucus meeting of the House of Representatives yesterday evening and that he slumped in his house and died very early on Thursday morning.
The cause of his death is not yet known.
Born in 1951, the deceased was a special adviser on education in Lagos State during the first term of former Governor Babatunde Fashola.
He attended Ilesha Grammar School where he obtained his West Africa School Certificate in1968.
He proceeded for his Tertiary Education at University of Nigeria Nsukka where he bagged a bachelor’s degree in 1979.
He also got a Masters degree from Lagos State University in 2005.
He was Chairman Ifako/Ijaiye Local Government from 2004 to 2007.
In the 2015 elections, he contested for the Federal House of representatives under the platform of APC and won to represent Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency.