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Breaking: Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial district, Adebayo Osinowo, known as “Pepperito” is dead

Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial district, Adebayo Osinowo, is dead according to Television Continental, TVC in a tweet posted Monday, June 15, 2020.

He was a member of the Lagos State House of Representatives. Until his death, he was the Senator representing Lagos East at the 9th Nigerian National Assembly.

He died a few hours ago at First Cardiologist Hospital, Lagos.

Adebayo Osinowo worked with the Federal Ministry of Works, Lagos State. In 1977, he started his career as a Land Officer at the Federal Ministry of Works till 1979. He then became the Managing Director at NITAL International from 1986 to 2003.

He then became the Managing Director at NIMCO International Co. Ltd from 1990 to 2003. He also worked as Managing Director, at Extreme Piling and Construction Company Ltd and NIMCO Dredging Company from 1990 to 2003.

Osinowo began his political life in the second republic serving as a youth Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).

The state Chairman was late Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Abiola

Osinowo was a four times honorable in the Lagos State house of assembly. Osinowo contested for a seat in the Lagos State House of Assembly for Kosofe constituency and won. In the February 23, 2019 Lagos East Senatorial District election, he was elected Senator, representing the Lagos East Senatorial District at the Nigerian National Assembly. He was subsequently appointed as the Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries.

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