Lanre Afolabi, who served as Osun State Commissioner for Health during the tenure of Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, is dead.
He reportedly passed on in a private hospital in Osogbo on Friday, after a brief illness.
Oyinlola served as Osun governor between May 29, 2003 and November 27, 2010.
Lanre is one of the sons of former deputy governor in the old Oyo state, Chief Sunday Afolabi, who later served as Minister of Internal Affairs, during the first term of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Family sources said he took ill in his residence in Iree, Osun state late on Thursday, adding that he was rushed to a hospital in Osogbo. He died around 1:30pm on Friday,” the source said.
His death has since put his family and the Osun community in mourning.