Agboyi Ketu Lcda, Mayor Dele Oshinowo during the Council Legislative Valedictory Session on June 25, 2020
The late Senator representing Lagos East, Sikirulahi Adebayo Osinowo painful exit has further revealed the cold relationship between his family, loyalists with the leadership of the Lagos state House of Assembly.
Recall the State House Assembly under the leadership of RT. (Hon) Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa organized a valedictory section in honour of the late lawmaker on Wednesday , June 24, 2020.
However, Osinowo’s family, closed associates, supporters and Local government Chairmen from Kosofe snubbed the valedictory session in protest over the notion that Obasa contributed to what triggered the late senator health crisis that later resulted into his final death.
His cold relationship with Ashiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s reportedly started since Q3 2019 following the effrontery of the speaker to deliver a message he (pepper) was assigned to over the years to the APC National leader without his consent while he was at the National Assembly. These development told later denied him access to Jagaban.
The stabilizer, philanthropist, Osinowo contribution to the two terms emergence of Obasa as Speaker and other estranged colleagues can not be estimated.
informal probings and the recent indiscriminate dredging probe believed targeted at his business interest was seen as a war orchestrated by Obasa against Pepper despite the fatherly role he played in his political growth and development.
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Unconfirmed information has it that the 7- man Ad-hoc set up to probe the dredging with 2 weeks timeframe extension to submit their findings since May 18, 2020, 40 days later are yet to submit their findings.
The House Committee Chairman on information, strategy and security, Hon. Tunde Braimoh when contacted on Sunday, June 14, 2020 around 8:43PM did not reply to our enquiry.
However, source disclosed to Kosofe Post that the preliminary report revealed that over 1 Trillion was not remit to the state government cover in the yet to published names of the illegal dredging companies.
Feelers reaching Kosofe Post on the 7-man Ad Hoc committee assignment has that the report has been swept under the carpet.
According to our multiple sources in politics disclosed that apart from Covid-9 pandemic that prevented international flights that would have afforded the kingmaker the best health care abroad, the political power play and undisclosed business transactions between the gladiators told quicken the death of the beloved and departed distinguished senator as result of shock.
The developments justify the action of the Osinowo family, who snubbed the Assembly valedictory session organised in honour of the four term, member of the State Assembly, Sen. Adedayo Osinowo.
Local Council legislative arms across Kosofe injunction with their Council Chairmen were seen a day after they absconded from the state Assembly valedictory session, holding separate valedictory sessions in their respective council legislative Chambers in honour of their benefactor ” Pepperitto”.