Lagos State Lawmaker, Mr Olayiwola Olawale, who died on Tuesday afternoon, was on Wednesday buried amid tears in Lagos.
The remains of the 58-year-old Olawale were laid to rest at Ebony Vault, Awoyaya, beside Mayfair Garden, Lekki, Lagos.
A native of Abeokuta, Ogun, Olawale slumped at the Rwang Pam stadium Jos, Plateau, venue of the APC presidential campaign, and was rushed to a nearby hospital before he was later confirmed dead.
The lawmaker representing Mushin Constituency II was a second-term lawmaker and the Chairman, House Committee on Local Government and Community Relations.
It was all tears as members and staff of the Lagos State House of Assembly led by Speaker Mudashiru Obasa were present at the last rites for the deceased. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, joined the crowd of mourners.
The body was interred according to Islamic rites.
The 58 years old Omititi as he was fondly called by his constituents, friends, associates, political loyalists, and admirers was born on March 12, 1964.
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 was re-elected in 2019 for another two-year term, he, however, did not finish the term and did not win his third term re-election bid for the 2023 election, neither was he able to stage a come back before his demise on Tuesday.”
He is survived by his wife and children