JUST IN: Lagos lawmaker slumps, dies after attending APC campaign in Jos

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 A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Sobur Olawale,  is dead.

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The lawmaker, who is the chairman of the House Committee on Local Government, was said to have slumped and died on Tuesday after attending the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign flag-off in Jos. 

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Speaking with TheCable, a source in the Lagos assembly confirmed the development, adding that it is not clear what could have caused the death of the lawmaker.

“It is true that he died, but you will understand that at this moment, I can’t put out a report to announce the death of a very good friend,” the source said.

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“He slumped and died. We both travelled to Jos and it’s sad to not come back with him to Lagos.”