It was all tears and mourning as members and staff of the Lagos State House of Assembly led by Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa on Wednesday, November 17, 2022, received the body of the member representing Mushin Constituency ll in the House, Hon. Abdul-Sobur Olayiwola Olawale who died in Jos, Plateau State on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.
The remains of the lawmaker arrived at the Murtala Mohammed Airport in the afternoon and was immediately conveyed to his residence in a motorcade that involved Dr Obasa, lawmakers, the Lagos State Legislators Wives Association (LASLEWA), friends, family, and associates of the deceased.
The body was later moved to the Ebony Vaults where Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, joined the mourners.
The body was interred according to Islamic rites.
The Lagos State House of Assembly had on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, announced the demise of the lawmaker, who, until his death chaired the House Committee on Local Government and Community Relations.
“This death really hit us below the belt. We will all miss him more than words can express. We urge you to join us in prayers for his family at this time,” a statement signed by Setonji David, the Chairman of, the House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, said.