CITIZENS COMPASS– Ekiti State House of Assembly has lost his Speaker, Funminiyi Afuye, who died at the age of 66 after suffering from Cardiac arrest.
He represented Ikere constituency 1.
Afuye died on Wednesday evening at the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), Ado- Ekiti.
His death was announced by the Ekiti State Government through a statement issued by Yinka Oyebode, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Biodun Oyebanji.
“Rt. Hon Afuye died Wednesday evening at the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), Ado- Ekiti, where he was receiving treatment after suffering a cardiac arrest,” the government said.
The late Afuye, 66, was a former Commissioner, the Ekiti State Ministry of Information and a two-time member of the State Assembly.
He was inaugurated Speaker of the sixth Assembly on June 6, 2019.