Senator Isiaka Adeleke, representing Osun west, is dead.
Adeleke reportedly died on Sunday morning at Biket Hospital, Osogbo, after suffering a heart attack.
His colleague at the senate, Shehu Sani in a tweet, described the late Adeleke as a “principled and responsible gentleman”.
Senator Isiaka Adeleke;a calm,principled and responsible gentleman.He represented his people with maturity,dignity and distinction.Adieu.
— Senator Shehu Sani (@shehusani) April 23, 2017
“Senator Isiaka Adeleke is a calm, principled and responsible gentleman. He represented his people with maturity, dignity and distinction. Adieu,” the senator representing Kaduna central wrote on Facebook.
Adeleke was elected the first governor of Osun state in 1992 under the Social Democratic Party (SDP).