By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos
The member representing Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Dr. Elijah Olu Adewale has died.
Majority Leader of the House, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila who told BLACKFACE on Thursday said the deceased hosted members of the Lagos caucus of the House on Wednesday night without betraying any form of ailment.
â€œWe were with him yesterday at his Abuja home and he did not show any form of ailment. As usual, he was lively and he threw his usual rib cracking jokes and banters which everyone was delighted to hear.â€ Gbajabiamila said.
He added that, â€œWe were shock to hear that he has died, it is really a shock to us. As I am speaking to you now, we are in his house.â€ Gbajabiamila said.
An educationist while alive, Adewale was the Lagos State Special Adviser for Education between 2007 and 2011.
He was elected into the National Assembly last year on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to represent Ifako-Ijaye Federal Constituency.