Senator Isiaka Adeleke Dies At 62

Channels Television  
Updated April 23, 2017

A member of the Nigerian Senate, representing Osun West Senatorial district, Isiaka Adeleke, has died at 62.

A family source who spoke to Channels Television under the condition of anonymity, said Adeleke died at Biket hospital in Osogbo at 6:00am on Sunday.

When his corpse was brought to his home in Ede town, the atmosphere became tense with friends and family members weeping uncontrollably.

As at the time of filling the report, the body had been taken to the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo for autopsy.

Mr Adeleke, who was the first governor of the state in 1992, under the Social Democratic Party (SDP), was elected into the Senate in 2015 as a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC).