- The deputy governor of the state of Osun has arrived the coroner court
- The court is set up by the state of Osun to ascertain the true cause of Senator Adeleke's death
- The senator died of heart attack and was rushed to Bikets Hospital where he passed away on Sunday, April 23
Mrs Titi Laoye-Tomori , the deputy governor of the state of Osun has arrived the coroner court to give her account of the tragedy that befell the state in the death of a foremost senator, Isiaka Adeleke.
NAIJ.com had reported that the first civilian governor of Osun state died of heart attack and was rushed to Bikets Hospital where he passed away on Sunday, April 23.
His death sparked outrage in his hometown where youths claimed he was poisoned by his political opponents.
The medical pathologist who carried out the autopsy on the late senator said he died as a result of painkillers.
However, the state of Osun said it will carry out an inquest to examine the true cause of his death.
The media aide to the governor, Semiu Okanlawon, in a statement on Sunday, April 30, said the state government wanted to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of the senator in order to put the record straight.
Part of his statement read: “The Osun state government, using the instrumentality of the law, is setting up an inquest to unravel the circumstances of this unfortunate and sad incident in order to put the record straight on his death."
However, as at the time of filing this report, the inquest is still ongoing and the deputy governor is still being grilled.
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