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Sanwo-Olu’s Deputy Chief Of Staff, Gboyega Soyannwo, 55, Dies After Brief Illness 


LAGOS, Nigeria – The Lagos State Government, on Wednesday, announced the demise of the Deputy Chief Of Staff to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Gboyega Soyannwo, aged 55, after a brief illness. 

In a release signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, and made available to the Media, he expressed sadness over the sudden and unfortunate death of Soyannwo.

“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. 

“I have lost a brother and a servant of the people,” Mr. Governor said while breaking the news to the Executive Council (EXCO) meeting.


“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.”

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