Elder statesman and Afenifere leader; Pa Ayo Fasanmi, is dead. He passed away on Wednesday night, July 29, 2020.
The news was confirmed in a statement on Thursday morning by the son of the former leader of Afenifere; Folabi, he wrote: “With great gratitude to the Almighty God for a life well spent, we wish to announce the demise of our father,
Senator AYO FASANMI at the ripe age of 94 years.
“The Second Republic Senator who until his death was a leader of the Yoruba Socio-Cultural Group, Egbe Afenifere (ILOSIWAJU YORUBA) and a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, passed on peacefully in Osogbo on Wednesday night.
“The burial arrangement will be announced by his immediate family in conjunction with his political associates and the South West Governors.
“He was born on 27th September 1925.”
Rest in peace Pa Afenifere. Your death has really left a vacuum in Yoruba land. May God give the family the courage to bear this irreparable loss, Amen.