Oyo Commissioner for Environment, Kehinde Ayoola is dead


Kehinde Ayoola, Oyo State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources has died.

Ayoola died on Thursday morning.

The state government in a statement signed on Thursday by the Chief Press Secretary to the state Governor, Seyi Makinde, said Ayoola drove himself to Frontida Critical Care Hospital, Iyaganku, Ibadan, two weeks ago, for medical checks, after which he was advised to proceed on bed rest.

He was, however, pronounced dead on Thursday morning.

Ayoola served as the Speaker of the 4th Session of the Oyo State House of Assembly, under the administration of former Governor Lam Adesina.

The late Commissioner was born in Oyo town in January 1965 and attended St. Michael’s Primary School, Oke Ebo, Oyo, Olivet Baptist High School, Oyo and the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, where he studied Animal Science and Environmental Management and Control.

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