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Makinde reacts to shocking death of Oyo rep member

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has described the demise of a House of Representatives member, Mr Olaide Akinremi, as shocking and a great loss to the state.

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The news of the death of Akinremi representing Ibadan North Federal Constituency in the Green Chamber was announced on Wednesday morning.

Recall that t he two-term All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker and Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Science Research Institutes, died in an Abuja hospital during a brief illness

Makinde, in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mr Dotun Oyelade, said that Akinremi’s death was a great loss to the state.

The governor, who prayed for the repose of the soul of the deceased, ordered that flags be flown at half-mast across the state in honour of the late lawmaker.