May 28, 2024

Sanwo-Olu’s Deputy Chief of Staff Passes-On After Brief illnesses

Sanwo-Olu’s Deputy Chief of Staff Passes-On After Brief illnesses

The Deputy Chief of Staff to the Lagos State Governor, Gboyega Soyannwo, has been reported dead after a brief illness.

Soyannwo’s death was announced by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday May 15, 2024, aged 55.

Meanwhile, the Governor has expressed sadness over the demise of his Deputy Chief of Staff, Sanwo-Olu expressed shock over sudden death of Soyannwo through a post on his X account on Wednesday.

According to his post, ‘it is with deep sorrow that I announce the passing of my Deputy Chief of Staff, Gboyega Soyannwo’, the post stated.

The post further stated, ‘I am devastated by Gboyega’s sudden departure and I’m deeply affected by this news’.

In addition, the Lagos Governor described Gboyega was not only his Deputy Chief of Staff by title; he was a brother to me, an armour-bearer, a confidante and a faithful believer in our collective dream of a Greater Lagos.

His total dedication and service to Lagos State will never be forgotten. My prayers are with his beloved wife, Yewande and their children during this difficult time.

I trust that God Almighty will give us beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for this present mourning and a garment of praise for this present spirit of heaviness.

Good night Gboyega my ally.
Good night Gboyega, my brother.
Rest in peace with your Maker.

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