The lawmaker representing Ibadan South-East Constituency II at the Oyo State House of Assembly, Ademola Olusegun Popoola is dead.
Sources told DIPLO MATIC DIARY that Popoola died in the early hours of Wednesday, at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan.
The source said the lawmaker died from a kidney-related disease.
Oyekunle Oyetunji, Media Adviser to the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, confirmed the death of the lawmaker on Wednesday.
“Yes, it is true. He was 46”, he said.
Popoola was elected House member in 2019 under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He was Chairman, House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters.