Breaking News: National Assembly member slumps and died in Abuja

A member of the House of Representatives, representing Ifako
Ijaiye Constituency of Lagos State, Hon. Elijah Adewale is
dead. He was said to have slumped and died at the early
hours of Thursday in his house in Abuja.
Sources in Abuja told PM News that Adewale attended the
caucus meeting of the House of Representatives yesterday
evening and that he slumped in his house and died very early
on Thursday morning. The cause of his death is not yet known.
He was born in 1951. He was a former Special Adviser on
Education during the first term of former Governor Babatunde
Fashola administration.
He attended Ilesha Grammar School where he obtained his
West Africa School Certificate in1968. He proceeded for his
Tertiary Education at University of Nigeria Nsukka where he
bagged a bachelor’s degree in 1979. He also got a Masters
Certificate from the Lagos State University in 2005.
Prior to becoming a member of the House of Representatives,
he was Special adviser, Education to Lagos State Government
from 2009 to 2011.
In the 2015 elections, he contested for the Federal House of
representatives under the Platform of the All Progressive
Congress(APC) and Won to represent Ifako-Ijaiye Federal

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