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Ekiti Assembly Speaker, Funminiyi Afuye is dead

Hon. Funminiyi Afuye, speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, is dead.

He was 66 years old.

Daily Record gathered that Afuye died at the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital on Wednesday.

He died of cardiac arrest.

It was learnt that Afuye was rushed to the hospital in the early hours of Wednesday.

Afuye attended the inauguration of Governor Biodun Oyebanji, on Sunday and was said to have also attended plenary on Tuesday before the sudden turn of events on Wednesday.

He also attended the interfaith thanksgiving service organised to mark the commencement of the administration of the new governor on Tuesday.

The late Afuye, 66, was a former Commissioner of 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.

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