Abayomi Kinyomi, a former Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker is dead.
Kinyomi, who was in office from January 1992 and November 1993, died at 82 on Tuesday after an illness.
Lagos Speaker Mudashiru Obasa described his predecessor’s demise as a great loss.
In a statement on Wednesday by spokesman Eromosele Ebhomele, Obasa said Kinyomi would be missed for his contributions to the state’s advancement.
The lawmaker urged the family, friends, and associates to take solace in the fact that the deceased lived a life of service to humanity.
“Rt. Hon. Kinyomi lived a good life both privately and in public office in which he served Lagos diligently and passionately.
“His service and love for Lagos state can never be forgotten”, the Speaker noted.
Obasa, on behalf of his colleagues, prayed to Allah to grant Kinyomi eternal rest and give those he left behind the strength to carry on.