Sanwo-Olu loses Deputy Chief of Staff, Soyannwo

Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has confirmed the death of his Deputy Chief of Staff, Gboyega Soyannwo.

Sanwo-Olu, who commiserated with the family in a statement on his X page, said his death was devastating and sudden.

According to him, Soyannwo was dedicated and a faithful believer in a greater Lagos.

“It is with deep sorrow that I announce the passing of my Deputy Chief of Staff, Gboyega Soyannwo. I am devastated by Gboyega’s sudden departure and I’m deeply affected by this news.

“He was not only my Deputy Chief of Staff by title; he was a brother to me, an armour-bearer, a confidante and a faithful believer in our collective dream of a Greater Lagos.

“His total dedication and service to Lagos State will never be forgotten. My prayers are with his beloved wife, Yewande and their children during this difficult time.”

“I trust that God Almighty will give us beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for this present mourning and a garment of praise for this present spirit of heaviness.

“Good night, Gboyega, my ally. Good night, Gboyega, my brother. Rest in peace with your maker.”


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