Breaking! Alhaji Lam Adeshina, ex-Oyo Gov is dead

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Click for Full Image Size News reaching confirms that the former state governor of Oyo State, Alhaji Lam Adesina is dead. The late teacher turned politician died this morning at St Nicolas Hospital after being on the sick bed for three months.

The late former governor, who was a top chieftain of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), is to be buried at about 4pm today at his Felele, Ibadan residence in Oyo State according to Islamic rites. He was aged 73 years before his death.


Alhaji Lamidi Ona-Olapo Adesina (born 20 January 1939 - 11 November 2012) is an educator who became governor of Oyo State in Nigeria on 29 May 1999 as a member of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) party.

He attended Loyola college in Ibadan. then studied at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka from 1961-1963. Later he attended the university of Ibadan in 1971. He worked in private educational institutions before entering politics.

Adesina was a sponsor of Abiola Ajimobi in his successful bid to be elected to the senate for Oyo South in 2003. Later the two men fell apart, and Ajimobi moved to the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), but in October 2009 the two were leaders of the Action Congress (Nigeria) (AC) party in Oyo State, and had reconciled.

May his soul rest in perfect peace.

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rasaq hammed dada | 11/11/2012 7:02:07 AMmay his soul rest in perfect peace insha allah Reply this thread
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Doris | 11/11/2012 9:12:17 AMMay his soul rest in perfect peace,AMEN. Reply this thread
Celebrity | 11/11/2012 9:53:29 AMMay his soul rest in perfect peace,i also lost my dad on d 7th too Reply this thread
bukky | 11/11/2012 10:17:42 AMMay Allah (swt) grants him Al-Jannah fridous Reply this thread
adedotun kayode | 11/11/2012 11:07:30 AMGreat lost, may ur soul rest in perfect peace. Reply this thread
Olugunojin Ayotunde. | 11/11/2012 12:31:35 PMRest in peace baba till we meet to path no more. Reply this thread
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