House announces passing away of Reps member

By Moses Okorie

The House of Representatives has announced the passing away of Rep. Olaide Adewale Akinremi, affectionately known as Jagaban, who represented Ibadan North Federal Constituency under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

In a release issued by the chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Rep. Akin Rotimi, Akinremi was ranking member of the 10th Assembly who served as chairman of the House Committee on Science Research Institutions who passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, after a brief illness. He was aged 51.

Until his demise, the Oyo legislator was a dedicated public servant known for his unwavering commitment to the development of his constituency and the country at large.

“His passion for service, coupled with his deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of his people, earned him the endearing title of Jagaban”, the release said.

Meanwhile, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Abbas Tajudeen, expressed his profound sadness over the loss.

“Rep. Akinremi Olaide Adewale was a beacon of dedication and service. His contributions to our legislative work, especially in the area of science and research, were invaluable. His passing is a great loss to the House, his constituency, and the nation. We will miss his leadership, wisdom, and the unique passion he brought to his work,” the Speaker stated.

“The entire House of Representatives mourns this significant loss and extends its heartfelt condolences to the Akinremi family, the Ibadan North Federal Constituency, the Government and People of Oyo State, and the entire APC family. Rep. Akinremi’s legacy will undoubtedly continue to inspire those who had the privilege of working with him and benefiting from his leadership.”

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