The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos is in mourning as the Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Area, Hon. Olufunmi Rafiu Olatunji died on Monday night after battling with a sudden illness days after winning the second ticket on the platform of the party.
He emerged winner in the APC local government primary election with 1977 votes to become the party’s candidate in the forthcoming July 24th election.
Confirming his death, his Media Team on Tuesday morning in a Facebook post said: “With sorrow in our heart but in total submission to the will of Almighty Allah (S. W. T), we announce the passing, after a long battle with illness, our dear father, brother, friend, confidant, role model, Nation-builder, Hon. Olufunmi Rafiu Olatunji.
“He was until late night of Monday 21st June, 2021 the Executive Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Area, Eti-Osa.
“He will be buried in accordance to Islamic rite by 9 am prompt at his residence in Sangotedo, Ajah Lagos. We invite you to join us in paying the last respect to our beloved father, brother, friend and Boss.
“We are confident that Almighty Allah will grant him Al Jannah Firdaus.”