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Ekiti Speaker Funminiyi Afuye Dies At 66



Ekiti Speaker Funminiyi Afuye Dies At 66

Mr. Funminiyi Afuye, the speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, is said to be dead.
After a brief illness, he was rushed to an undisclosed hospital, where he died on Wednesday evening, according to sources.
At the age of 66, Afuye, a lawyer who represented Ikere Constituency 1 in the Assembly, passed away.
He was taken to the hospital on Wednesday after developing an illness, according to a House member who confirmed his death over the phone.
The legislator, who described the Speaker’s death as shocking, claimed that upon hearing the news, he rushed to the hospital but was met with weeping people and had to turn around.
Afuye presided over the plenary session of the Assembly in the afternoon after attending the new governor, Biodun Oyebanji,’s Thanksgiving Service on Tuesday.
“This is shocking,” he said.We are devastated by the passing of Rt. Hon. Funminiyi Afuye because he was present at the House of Assembly on Tuesday, October 18, 2022.It’s a rude surprise.
“We learned in the morning on Wednesday that he developed sudden complications and was rushed to the hospital, where he passed away.

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