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Lagos Lawmaker, Tunde Buraimoh, Dies Two Months To His 60th Birthday

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A member of the Lagos state House of Assembly representing Kosofe Constituency II, Hon. Tunde Buraimoh has been declared dead.

His colleague, Honourable Sanni Ganeey Okanlawon from Kosofe Constituency 1, broke the news via social media.

The late lawmaker is said to have died exactly two months to his 60th birthday.

Buraimoh, who ensured that the assembly holds a special session for late Senator Bayo Osinowo, was said to have fallen ill and became indisposed for days to ensure he recovers from the health challenges quickly and resume to office.

A source from the House of Assembly confirmed to the Guild that the former lawmaker, representing Kosofe Constituency II, was battling with two underlying health issues, diabetes and High Blood Pressure (BP) before he passed on.

The source added that his health challenges and that of Osinowo were reasons the assembly suggested yesterday to the state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, that more private hospitals should be accredited and ask Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, to work with the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) to assist the state gain control over coronavirus.

Although the news of the late lawmaker who was fondly called Big Daddy, has not been made official, a member of the family told our correspondent that the former assembly spokesman died early hours on Friday and that other members of the family were yet to come to terms that the former lawmaker was no more.

A member of All Progressives Congress (APC) in his constituency told The Guild that though they were yet to receive any official statement from the family since news of his death filtered in, meanwhile, the party members have started trooping to his home to commiserate with the Buraimohs.

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