The former deputy governor died in the early hours of today at an undisclosed hospital.
The 78 years old was a Nigerian lawyer and served as deputy governor of Ekiti State from 2018 to 2022.
The Ado Ekiti-born politician attended St. Saviour's Primary School, Ado-Ekiti, and Holy Trinity Anglican School Ilawe-Ekiti (1958) and Baptist School, Ado-Ekiti (1959).
He later attended Harding Memorial Secondary Modern School where he obtained his Modern School Certificate in 1962.
He studied privately while a laboratory assistant at Ekiti Parapo College, Ido-Ekiti, in 1965, and when he was a bursar at Notre Dame Grammar School Usi-Ekiti from 1969 to 1972 during which he passed his West Africa School Certificate Examination as a private student and both G.C.E. ‘O'Level and Advanced Level Examinations. He later attended the University of Lagos College of Education where he read Biology and Physical Education and passed with Distinction in Physical Education.
He read law at the University of Ife (Now Obafemi Awolowo University) from 1977 to 1980 and was at the Nigerian Law School Victoria Island, Lagos between 1980 and 1981 where he obtained his Barrister at Law Certificate and was called to the Bar in 1981 as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.