The Senator representing Lagos East senatorial district, Sikiru Oshinowo, popularly called pepperito, has been confirmed dead.
Osinowo , who passed on at age 64, was said to have been ill after contracting coronavirus in Lagos State.
As gathered, the deceased had been placed under isolation to prevent possible spread after contracting the virus.
A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in his constituency disclosed that relatives and party members were already at Isolation centre to receive his body.
Another source hinted that Osinowo would be buried according to Islamic rites today by 4pm and prayers would be held n his honour.
Osinowo’s death was confirmed by one of the family member, Chairman of Agboyi-Ketu Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Mayor Dele Osinowo.