By Aishat Salihu
The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Obafemi Hamzat has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat.
The deceased who was aged 86 was the traditional ruler of Afowowa Kingdom in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State until his passing on Sunday.
According to reports, the late traditional ruler was a member of Lagos State Governor’s Advisory Council, the highest decision making organ of the State’s chapter of the All Progressives Congress and a prominent member of the party’s elders’ council.
Obafemi shared the news of his father’s death on his official twitter platform and also thanked God for the life his father had lived.
“Today, I lost my father Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat, Olu of Afowowa. I thank Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful for the life he lived. One of the greatest gifts a father can give his children is courage & belief in their dreams. Thank you Father for believing in ours”, he tweeted.