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Sanwo-Olu’s aide, Soyannwo dies

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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Deputy Chief of Staff, Gboyega Soyannwo, is dead. Soyannwo died yesterday after a brief illness. He was 55.

A statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, said: “With deep sorrow, the Lagos State government announces the passing of the Deputy Chief of Staff (DCoS) to Mr. Governor, Mr. Gboyega Soyannwo.

“Soyannwo died today (yesterday) after a brief illness. He was 55.

“Governor Sanwo-Olu, on behalf of the government and people, sends his condolences to the Soyannwo family.

Governor Sanwo-Olu, while breaking the news at the Executive Council (EXCO) meeting, said ‘I have lost a brother and a servant of the people’. And after a minute’s silence was observed in respect of the deceased, Mr. Governor ended the EXCO meeting”.

The late Soyannwo was born on 3 October 1968 and had his primary education at the Corona School, Victoria Island (1974-1980), and secondary education at the Kings College (1980-1985).

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