The lawmaker representing Akure South and Akure North Federal Constituency in Ondo State, Adedayo Omolafe also known as Expensive is dead.
Omolafe was elected to the House of Representatives in 2019 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He was Chairman of Akure South Local Government Area of the state during the Olusegun Agagu’s administration.
A source close to the late Omolafe who wants to be anonymous said he died in Akure at about 2am on Monday.
“Expensive was not sick, we were still together yesterday (Sunday) morning, this is so sad, a terrible blow dealt Akure”, the source added.
Another source said: “He returned from his farm and complained of headache after eating. He was taken to the hospital and was referred to the federal medical center in owo on oxygen, when his case became critical, and was later confirmed dead.”
Meanwhile, some women in Akure, the Ondo State capital have trooped out to mourn the passage of Adedayo Omolafe.
The women who converged at different locations in Akure, described his exit as painful.
They wept profusely describing him as a cheerful giver.
The Senator representing Ondo Central on the Platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, and Chairman, Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, Senator Ayo Akinyelure, has described the sudden death of Hon Isaac Adedayo Omolafe (Expensive) as shocking and unbelievable.
In a condolence message signed on his behalf by his SA (Media & Strategy), Charles Akinwon, the Senator, who is currently on a 5-day Conference in Houston, USA OTC-Oil Technology Conference, received the shocking news with mixed feeling.
“This is devastating and I find it hard to believe. This is a young man who has touched people’s lives through his philanthropic gesture. He will definitely be missed by us all”, the statement added.
Akinyelure who promised to visit the family immediately he arrives from his oversea trip condole with his immediate family, people of Akure South/North Federal Constituency and the PDP family in general.
“I pray God to grant him eternal rest and give the family the fortitude to bear this great loss”, the statement concluded.