Oyo Lawmaker, Ademola Olusegun Popoola Dies At 46
It was gathered that Popoola died in the early hours of Wednesday. He was the lawmaker representing Ibadan South-East Constituency II at the Oyo State House of Assembly.
It was gathered that the lawmaker died at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan.
The lawmaker was elected in 2019 to represent the area on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
It was gathered that the lawmaker died after suffering from a kidney-related disease. He died at the age of 46.
Popoola was the Chairman of, the House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters.
Oyekunle Oyetunji, Media Adviser to the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, confirmed the death of the lawmaker on Wednesday.
He said, “Yes. Confirmed”.
One memorable thing Popson did while he served his constituency was empowering his constituents with skills and cash after many were left stranded post-lockdown in 2020.
The cash was given to about 115 trainers for imparting vocational knowledge and skills to the youths who were placed in their care. The trainers whose vocational schools are tailoring, shoe making, computer school, makeup, and nylon cutting were given N10,000 each as compensation for training each trainee.