The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat’s father has been committed to mother earth this morning at Yaya Abatan Street, Ogba residence.
It will be recalled that the Deputy Governor (elect) of Lagos, Hamzat lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat, who was the traditional ruler of Afowowa Kingdom in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State on Sunday, 12th May, 2019
Hamzat tweeted these online after losing his father at a ripe age of 86. “Today, I lost my father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat. I thank Allah, the most gracious for the life he lived.
One of the greatest things a father can give his children is courage and belief in their dreams. Thank you father for believing in ours ”.
The late Hamzat was a member of the Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC), the highest decision making organ of the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
He was also a prominent member of the party’s elders’ council in the state .
He was a former National Vice Chairman of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) before it morphed into Action Congress (AC), later Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and now All Progressives Congress