The country was, Monday afternoon, thrown into mourning with the news of the death of a sitting Senator, Sikiru Adebayo Osinowo.
The cause of his death is still not confirmed as at the time of filling this report
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has offered condolences to the family of Senator Osinowo whose death came as rude shock to family and colleagues.
Before his death, Osinowo represented Lagos East senatorial district.
The statement released by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, stated that the President affirmed that the Senator’s commitment to meet the needs of his community as a four-time member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, devotion to national development as well as insightful contributions at the floor of the Senate would be fondly remembered and missed.
The President prays God Almighty to grant the family of Osinowo, friends and well-wishers the fortitude to bear the loss.