Another Lagos APC Chieftain Iya Oniyan is dead

Another chieftain of the APC in Lagos, Chief Juliana Dupeola Awodogan, popularly known as ‘Iya Oniyan’ is dead.
iya Oniyan

Another chieftain of the APC in Lagos, Chief Juliana Dupeola Awodogan, popularly known as ‘Iya Oniyan’ is dead.

Her death came the same day an APC chieftain and a lawmaker at the Lagos State House of Assembly,  Sobur Olayiwola Olawale slumped and died in Jos, Plateau State.

The woman, who is in her 70s died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Lagos on Tuesday.

She has been battling an undisclosed ailment for a long time.

Her son, Onarebu Niyi Awodogan announced the death of his mother on Tuesday.

She was said to have gone to the hospital after her condition became critical and she died at LUTH.

The deceased has been taken to the morgue.

His son is the Supervisory Councillor of Ojuwoye Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Mushin.

The late Oniyan controlled a women group which normally drum campaign for the APC during election period in Lagos through dancing and grassroots mobilisation.

She was given the nickname ‘Oniyan’ because she was a pounded yam merchant and used to supply the state house Lagos pounded yam during the administration of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

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