Nigerian Senator Representing Lagos East, Dies At 65.

Senator Osinowo Adebayo popularly known as Pepperito, representing Lagos East district in the 9th National Assembly, is reportedly dead.

The Senator was confirmed dead on Monday 15th, as a result of complications from COVID-19 disease.

Osinowo, before his death, worked with the Federal Ministry of Works, Lagos State. In 1977, he started his career as a Land Officer at the Federal Ministry of Works till 1979, according to Wikipedia.

He later became the Managing Director at NITAL International from 1986 to 2003.

Also, he was the Managing Director at NIMCO International Co. Ltd from 1990 to 2003.

He worked as a Managing Director, at Extreme Piling and Construction Company Ltd and NIMCO Dredging Company from 1990 to 2003.

Osinowo is said to have began his political life in the second republic serving as a youth Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).

The state Chairman was late Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Abiola.

Osinowo was a four times honorable in the Lagos State house of assembly. Osinowo contested for a seat in the Lagos State House of Assembly for Kosofe constituency and won.

In the February 23, 2019 Lagos East Senatorial District election, he was elected Senator, representing the Lagos East Senatorial District at the Nigerian National Assembly.

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He was subsequently appointed as the Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries.

He died at the age of 65.

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