PHOTOS : Oyo Speaker, Adeyemo Takes Final Bow


THE Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Michael Adeyemo has taken the final bow barely few days after the uninvited cold hands of death came snatching him.

Late Adeyemo taking the final bow

A service of songs was organised for the late lawmaker, Adeyemo yesterday at Oke Ado Baptist Church, Oke Ado Ibadan.

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Also, special session and lying in state at the House of Assembly Complex was held this morning before the motorcade leaves for Lanlate thereafter for the funeral service at New Garage Park, Lanlate.

L-R, Oyo Deputy Governor, Otunba Moses Adeyemo, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, and the State Governor, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi

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Prominent personalities in the state, the executive, judiciary, various organisations and associations including the ex- governor of the state, Otunba Alao Akala, former Commissioner for finance, Mr Zacheaus Adelabu, Hon. Awoleye Dada, Conference of Speakers were among several others who joined the state governor, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi to paid their last respects to the late Speaker at the special valedictory session organised in honour of Adeyemo.

Governor Ajimobi, Akala and Florence Ajimobi paying their last respects to the late Speaker, Adeyemo

The late astute lawmaker, who represented the Ibarapa East State Constituency in the State House of Assembly, was sworn in as Speaker of the State House of Assembly on June 12, 2015.

Prior to his position as Speaker, he was Deputy Chief Whip of the House, member of Fund Allocation, Works and Transport, Agriculture, Trade and Investment, Appropriation and Public Finance committees of the 7th House of Assembly.

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The late Speaker was the Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Conference of Speakers and also the Chairman of the Constitution Review Committee, among Speakers of the States’ Houses of Assembly.

He was a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and the International Bar Association. He also served in the executive committee of the Ibadan branch of the NBA as an Auditor and Assistant Secretary.

Adeyemo, aged 47, was survived by wife, children and aged parents.

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