Former Governor Western Region, Major General Adeyinka Adebayo Dies At 89

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Major General Adeyinka Adebayo

dies at 89. was the former governor of the now defunct Western State of Nigeria, 1966 – 1971

He was one of the founders/Vice Chairman of the National Party of Nigeria (NPN) (1979 -1983).

His eldest son Otunba Niyi Adebayo was a governor of Ekiti State from 1999 to 2003 under the banner of Alliance for Democracy (AD).

He died this morning at the age of 89.

Life well spent, he would have turned exactly 89 tomorrow, March 8

May his soul rest in peace, amen.

Olumide Anifowose

A graduate of Anthropology, University of Cape Coast.

Olumide Anifowose

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