By – Praise Udugba
A prominent Nigerian Senator, Adebayo Sikiru Osinowo popularly known as ‘Pepper’ has died aged 65 after a brief illness.
Osinowo who is the currently represents Lagos East Senatorial District in the Nigerian Senate died on Monday, sources confirmed to Naija News the Lagos political circle was thrown into mourning on Monday.
Sympathisers have been trooping to his residence to mourn his demise.
Naija News learnt that Senator Osinowo died a few hours ago in Lagos.
Senator Osinowo had his primary education at St. Augustin Primary School in Ijebu-Ode and his Secondary Education in Issoyin Grammar School, Isoyin.
In 1977, he started his career as a Land Officer at the Federal Ministry of Works till 1979. He then became the Managing Director at NITAL International from 1986 to 2003.
Senator Osinowo became the Managing Director at NIMCO International Co. Ltd from 1990 to 2003. He also worked as Managing Director, at Extreme Piling and Construction Company Ltd and NIMCO Dredging Company from 1990 to 2003.
Osinowo began his political life in the second republic serving as a youth Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
A news platform, PM News claims that the senator died of COVID-19 related complication.