Chief Ayo Fasanmi, leader of Afenifere, a Yoruba socio-cultural group, has passed away at the age of 94 in his home in Osogbo, the capital of Osun state. The nonagenarian died on Wednesday, July 28, with his death confirmed by Tope Adebayo, Fasanmi’s personal assistant, on Thursday morning, July 30.
He was a former senator of the Second Republic and a respected chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party. “With gratitude to the Almighty God for a life well spent, we wish to announce the demise of our father, Senator Ayo Fasanmi, at the ripe age of 94 years,” the son of the late Afenifere leader Afolabi also confirmed the death.
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