HomeNewsHouse of Reps lose member from Oyo

House of Reps lose member from Oyo


Related stories

Hardship: No plans to join nationwide protests for Aug.1–TUC

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), said that...

Tinubu pledges support for Nigeria Police green initiative

President Bola Tinubu has pledged to support the Nigeria...

Hardship: DSS recovers 2,000 diverted bags of FG’s rice in Katsina

The operatives of the Department of the State Services...

Domestic Violence: WAPA advises women on financial independence, self-reliance

The Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty...

REDAN seeks review of building laws to avert collapses

The Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN), has...

The House of Representatives on Wednesday lost one of its members, Rep. Olaide Akinremi(APC-Oyo) who died in the early hours of Wednesday after a brief illness.

He was aged 51.

Rep. Akin Rotimi, the spokesperson of the House in a statement in Abuja said Akinremi’s death came with profound sorrow.

He said that the deceased was affectionately known as ”Jagaban”, who represented Ibadan North Federal Constituency of Oyo State under the platform of APC.

READ ALSO: House of Representatives denies external Influence in committee appointments

Akinremi before his death was a ranking member of the 10th Assembly, who served as Chairman, House Committee on Science Research Institutions,

Rotimi said that until his demise, the Oyo lawmaker was a dedicated public servant known for his unwavering commitment to the development of his constituency and the country at large.

He added that his passion for service, coupled with his deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of his people, earned him the endearing title of ‘Jagaban.’

He said that throughout his tenure, he was a staunch advocate for policies and initiatives that promoted social welfare, economic growth, and scientific research.

“His contributions to legislative debates and his active participation in committee activities were a testament to his dedication and hard work.

He said that the Speaker of the House of Reps., Rep Tajudeen Abbas Tajudeen, expressed his profound sadness over the loss.

Abbas said that the lawmaker was a beacon of dedication and service, adding that contributions to legislative work, especially in the area of science and research, were invaluable.

“His passing is a great loss to the House, his constituency, and the nation. We will miss his leadership, wisdom, and the unique passion he brought to his work,” the Speaker stated.

“The entire House of Representatives mourn this significant loss and extend its heartfelt condolences to the Akinremi family, the Ibadan North Federal Constituency, the Government and People of Oyo State.

Abbs said that his legacy would undoubtedly continue to inspire those who had the privilege of working with him and benefiting from his leadership.



Latest stories


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

X whatsapp