Second Republic lawmaker and one of the leaders of the Yoruba Socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Senator Ayo Fasanmi is dead. He died at the age of 94.
His death was confirmed in a press statement by his son, Afolabi Fasanmi.
“with great gratitude to the Almighty God for a life well spent, we wish to announce the demise of our father. Senator Ayo Fasanmi at the ripe age of 94 years.”
“The Second Republic Senator who until his death was a leader of the Yoruba Socio-Cultural Group, Egbe Afenifere (Ilosiwaju Yoruba) and a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, passed on peacefully in Osogbo on Wednesday night.”
“The burial arrangement will be announced by his immediate family in conjunction with his political associates and the South West Governors. He was born 25th September 1925”, the statement concluded.