Afenifere leader, Pa Ayo Fasanmi has passed on
According to one of his children, Afolabi who broke news of his father’s death in a release, Pa Fasanmi, a and second Republic Senator and a Pharmacist by profession died on Wednesday night at the age of 94
The statement read, “With gratitude to the Almighty God for a life well spent, we wish to announce the demise of our father, Senator Ayo Fasanmi, at the ripe age of 94 years,” he stated.
Afolabi disclosed that his father who was until
his demise, the leader of Yoruba socio-cultural group, Egbe Afenifere
died peacefully in Osogbo, the Osun State capital.
Pa Fasanmi joined the Obafemi Awolowo-led Unity Party of Nigeria in 1978 and was a candidate in the Ondo State governorship primary election but lost to Adekunle Ajasin, the late governor of Ondo State.