Funminiyi Afuye, the speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, has passed away.
After being taken to the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH) with cardiac-related problems, Afuye passed away on Wednesday night.
In 2019, the Speaker was chosen to serve as the sixth assembly’s Speaker.
He represented Ikere I constituency in the state legislature before his demise.
Afuye served as Commissioner for Information during the first term of former Governor Kayode Fayemi between 2010 and 2014.