National leader of Afenifere, a top socio-political group in the South-West, Pa Ayo Fasanmi, is dead.
The nonagenarian died Wednesday night after a brief illness in Osogbo, the Osun state capital.
His Personal Assistant, Tope Adebayo, confirmed his death Thursday morning.
Born in September 1925, he hailed from Iye-Ekiti, Ekiti State.
He attended St Paul’s Primary Cchool, Ebutte Metta, Lagos, and Government School, Ibadan before he proceeded to the Pharmacy School of Yaba, Lagos, where he received a diploma certificate in pharmacy.
Pa Fasanmi practiced as a pharmacist briefly before he joined politics.
He was married to the late Madam Adejoke who died at the age of 82 years in October 2014.