Ibadan North Rep Musiliudeen Akinremi Passes Away at 51

Ibadan North Rep Musiliudeen Akinremi Passes Away at 51

Musiliudeen Akinremi, a two-term member of the House of Representatives for the Ibadan North Federal Constituency in Oyo State, has passed away at the age of 51. Popularly known as “Jagaban,” Akinremi died on Wednesday, though specific details surrounding his death remain unclear.

Akin Adewale, a politician close to Akinremi, shared the news on his social media platform, X, writing, “We lost Hon. Musiliu Olaide Akinremi representing Ibadan North Federal Constituency in the NASS. This is really sad. Ah, God.”

House of Representatives spokesman Akin Rotimi also confirmed Akinremi’s death in a statement, quoting Speaker Tajudeen Abbas. The Speaker expressed deep sorrow, highlighting Akinremi’s significant contributions as Chairman of the House Committee on Science Research Institutions.

“Until his demise, the Oyo legislator was a dedicated public servant known for his unwavering commitment to the development of his constituency and the country at large. His passion for service, coupled with his deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of his people, earned him the endearing title of ‘Jagaban,’” the statement read.

Akinremi was renowned for his advocacy for policies promoting social welfare, economic growth, and scientific research. His active involvement in legislative debates and committee activities underscored his commitment to his duties.

He was also recognized as a grassroots politician and a statesman, known for his efforts to build relationships and foster unity within the House by reaching out and sending goodwill messages to colleagues.

“Rep. Akinremi Olaide Adewale was a beacon of dedication and service. His contributions to our legislative work, especially in the area of science and research, were invaluable,” Speaker Abbas said. “His passing is a great loss to the House, his constituency, and the nation. We will miss his leadership, wisdom, and the unique passion he brought to his work.”

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