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Lagos Politician, Honourable Olanrewaju Oba Is Dead



Honorable Olanrewaju Oba, the socialite and politician of Lagos, popularly known as Larry Gaga is dead.

He died on Sunday, after a brief illness.

Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, the former President of the Senate, mourned Hon ‘s sudden death. Olanrewaju Abdulmaje Oba said Sunday in a tweet.

He said with great sorrow he received the news of Oba ‘s death, and commiserated with his kin.

According to him, “Larry was a man of outstanding character who stood out as a younger generation ambassador and embodied the case for the participation of youth in governance and leadership.”

He said the late Larry would be missed greatly.

Saraki also prayed to Allah that He would forgive the deceased ‘s sins and grant him Aljannah Firdaus.He also asked Allah at this very difficult time, to strengthen his family and loved ones.

Larry who is the founding member of the Olanrewaju Oba Foundation died at his residence in Lagos. He was buried according to Islamic rituals ever since.

Larry, as he was fondly called, was the PDP nominee in the 2019 general election for the Kwara State House of Assembly for Ilorin North West State Constituency but lost to the APC nominee during the campaign.


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