The Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Bayo Osinowo is dead.
The lawmaker, popularly known as Pepper passed away on Monday morning.
A source close to the family confirmed the development to this today.
“The Senator has been suffering high blood pressure for years. It’s really not a secret, those close to him know this”.
Commenting on speculations that Osinowo died of coronavirus complications, the source said it might not be true.
“I don’t think so because Senator Osinowo has been very careful since the COVID-19 outbreak. He avoided meeting people”, he said.
Meanwhile, the Lagos State House of Assembly chamber was in a mourning mood during today’s sitting after the news filtered in.