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Afenifere Leader, Ayo Fasanmi, Is Dead

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.

Pa Ayo Fasanmi

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.

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