Councillor dies on birthday


A Councillor in Bariga Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos, Solomon Adewale Awokoya aka Ogbogbon, is dead. He died on his 45th birthday.

The late Awokoya, who was representing Ward ‘C’ in the Bariga LCDA Legislative House, chatted with some people till 2am on Saturday before his demise.

The deceased attempted to be Councillor and lost out thrice before his got the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket on his fourth trial.

The deceased bought some empowerment materials including an industrial machine he purchased for N125,000 to be distributed to the people in his ward on Sunday as part of activities marking his birthday.

Prior to his death, Ogbongbon, as most people called him, is a friend to all and a dogged man par excellence, someone who had contributed passionately and diligently to his community and our party, APC whenever he was called upon.

He was survived by his mother, wife and children.