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    House of Reps member Olaide Akinremi dies at 51

    Rep Akinremi

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    A member of House of Representatives representing Ibadan North Federal Constituency of Oyo State on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Prince Olaide Adewale Akinremi is dead.

    Rep Akinremi, popularly known as Jagaban died this on Wednesday, after a brief illness, spokesperson for the House, Akin Rotimi said in a statement.

    He was aged 51 and was Chairman of the House Committee on Science Research Institutions before his death.

    “Until his demise, the Oyo legislator was a dedicated public servant known for his unwavering commitment to the development of his constituency and the country at large. His passion for service, coupled with his deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of his people, earned him the endearing title of ‘Jagaban.’

    “Throughout his tenure, he was a staunch advocate for policies and initiatives that promoted social welfare, economic growth, and scientific research. His contributions to legislative debates and his active participation in committee activities were a testament to his dedication and hard work.

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    “Rep. Akinremi was as much a grassroots politician as he was an astute statesman who leveraged his goodwill and network of relationships to attract positive impact to the people of his constituency. He built friendships by being intentional about reaching out and sending goodwill messages to all colleagues at special occasions, fostering camaraderie and unity within the House.

    “As a ranking member, Rep. Akinremi had keen institutional memory and was a mentor to many first-time parliamentarians, guiding them with wisdom gained from his extensive experience in legislative affairs,” Rotimi said in the statement.

    He added that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Abbas Tajudeen, PhD, expressed his profound sadness over the loss.

    “Rep. Akinremi Olaide Adewale was a beacon of dedication and service. His contributions to our legislative work, especially in the area of science and research, were invaluable. His passing is a great loss to the House, his constituency, and the nation. We will miss his leadership, wisdom, and the unique passion he brought to his work,” the Speaker stated.

    “The entire House of Representatives mourns this significant loss and extends its heartfelt condolences to the Akinremi family, the Ibadan North Federal Constituency, the Government and People of Oyo State, and the entire APC family. Rep. Akinremi’s legacy will undoubtedly continue to inspire those who had the privilege of working with him and benefiting from his leadership.

    “We pray that the Almighty grants his family and loved ones the strength to bear this irreparable loss. May his soul rest in perfect peace,” Rotimi who is the chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs concluded.

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