The Ekiti State House of Assembly Speaker, Mr. Funminiyi Afuye (66) is dead.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Ekiti State Governor, Yinka Oyebode, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday night, said the speaker died at the state’s University Teaching Hospital after developing a cardiac arrest.
The statement read: “Rt. Hon Afuye died Wednesday evening at the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), Ado- Ekiti, where he was receiving treatment after suffering a cardiac arrest.
“The late Afuye, 66, was a former Commissioner of the Ekiti State Ministry of Information, and a two-time member of the State Assembly. He was inaugurated Speaker of the sixth Assembly on June 6, 2019.”
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