The leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural group Afenifere and Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba, Senator Ayo Fasanmi is dead.
The nonagenarian died on Wednesday night after a brief illness in Osogbo.
His death was confirmed on Thursday morning by his son, Folabi Fasanmi.
Folabi noted that the elder statesman died “at the ripe age of 94 years”.
Fasanmi was a Second Republic Senator.
“He was until his death was a leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere (Ilosiwaju Yoruba) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC)”, it noted
The statement confirmed that Fasanmi passed on peacefully in Osogbo
Burial arrangement will be announced by the family in conjunction with his political associates and South West Governors.
Fasanmi was born on 25th September 1925.