The Government of Ekiti State has confirmed the death of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Funminiyi Afuye.

A statement announcing his demise, was issued on Wednesday evening by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Yinka Oyebode.

Rt. Hon Afuye died Wednesday evening at the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), Ado- Ekiti, where he was receiving treatment after suffering a cardiac arrest.

The late Afuye, 66, was a former Commissioner, Ekiti State Ministry of Information and two- time member of the State Assembly. He was inaugurated Speaker of the sixth Assembly on June 6, 2019.

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