Former Deputy Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Ayodele Shittu, is dead.
Shittu, 72, died on Saturday.
He was a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The politician was chairman of the state-owned International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC), Ajase Ipo.
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, in a condolence message described Shittu’s demise as shocking.
“It is a very painful development and a sad loss to the state because the former Deputy Speaker was a respected APC leader with widespread goodwill across political divides.”
The governor commiserated with the family and Offa community.
Abdulrazaq prayed to God to grant Shittu’s soul eternal rest.