BREAKING: Gov Sanwo-Olu’s deputy chief of staff dies at 55

Goboyega Soyannwo, the deputy chief of staff to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State is dead.

Soyannwo died on Wednesday at the age of 55, after a brief illness. 

The death was announced in a statement by the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso.

The statement reads, “With deep sorrow, the Lagos State Government announces the passing of the Deputy Chief of Staff (DCoS) to Mr Governor, Mr Gboyega Soyannwo.

“Soyannwo died today after a brief illness. He was 55.

“Mr. Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on behalf of the Government and people of Lagos, sends his condolences to the Soyannwo family.

“After a minute’s silence in respect of the late DCoS, Mr. Governor ended the EXCO meeting.

“The late Gboyega Soyannwo is survived by a wife and two children. May his soul rest in peace.”

The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.

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