The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon Samuel Ajayi Adesina is dead.
Adesina, who was representing the Odigbo II Constituency in the Assembly died Tuesday during a protracted battle with cancer of urinary bladder.
The death of the late speaker was confirmed by the state government in a statement by signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr Rotimi Adelola.
According to the SSG, the late speaker during his life time, was a bridge builder, a man of integrity and a reliable team player who placed the interest of the state above personal consideration.
He said the government received the news of the speaker’s death with rude shock and disbelief.