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EVENING UPDATE; Former Osun State Governor And Current Senator, Isiaka Adeleke To Be Buried Today

EVENING UPDATE; Former Osun State Governor And Current Senator, Isiaka Adeleke To Be Buried Today

The senator representing Osun state West, Isiaka Adeleke, who died at the early hours of today in Osogbo, Osun State capital, after he engaged in a po...

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The senator representing Osun state West, Isiaka Adeleke, who died at the early hours of today in Osogbo, Osun State capital, after he engaged in a political meeting which terminated late Saturday will be buried today in Ede, his home town according by Muslim traditions

He has being in the Senate seat for the second time, first represented Osun West between 2007 and 2011 on the People’s Democratic Party( PDP).

it was not possible for him to return to the Senate in 2011, after he was defeated by Mudashiru Hussein of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria.

in 2014, after a shameful governorship bid, he defected the All Progressives Congress which sponsored him to contest the 2015 Osun West senatorial election which he won to earn a second time in the Senate.

Mr. Adeleke became the first elected Governor of Osun State in 1991 on the platform of the Social Democratic Party.

He sponsored a bill to protect whistleblowers and security informants.

Adeleke’s colleague in the Senate, Shehu Sani, already expressed his condolence.

“Senator Isiaka Adeleke; a calm, and responsible gentleman. He represented his people with maturity, dignity and distinction. Adieu,” Mr. Sani said.

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