In a shocking turn of events, the nation mourns the untimely passing of Musiliudeen Olaide Akinremi, affectionately known as Jagaban, a prominent member of the National Assembly representing Ibadan North Federal Constituency, Oyo. The news of his demise has sent shockwaves through the political landscape.

Akinremi, aged 51, breathed his last in the early hours of Wednesday, leaving behind a void that will be hard to fill. The devastating news was first shared by his dear friend, Akin Adewale, through his social media platform.

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Adewale expressed his sorrow, stating, “We have lost Hon. Musiliu Olaide Akinremi, the dedicated representative of Ibadan North Federal Constituency in the NASS. This is an immensely sad day for us all.”

While the State Public Relations Officer, Adewale Sadare, refrained from confirming the news when contacted, a reliable source close to the late lawmaker revealed that preparations are underway to conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of his unexpected demise.

Confirming the tragic report, Hon. Akin Rotimi, the House Spokesman, expressed deep regret on behalf of the House leadership over the loss of Hon. Akinremi.

In a heartfelt statement, he paid tribute to the late representative’s unwavering commitment to his constituents and the nation as a whole.

Known for his passionate dedication to public service, Akinremi was a distinguished member of the 10th Assembly and served as the Chairman of the House Committee on Science Research Institutions.

Throughout his tenure, he championed policies and initiatives aimed at promoting social welfare, economic growth, and scientific research. His profound understanding of his constituents’ needs and aspirations earned him the endearing title of ‘Jagaban.’

Akinremi’s impact extended beyond legislative debates and committee activities. He was a true grassroots politician, using his vast network of relationships and goodwill to bring positive change to his constituents.

His ability to foster camaraderie and unity within the House was remarkable, as he actively cultivated friendships and sent goodwill messages to his colleagues on special occasions.

As a seasoned legislator, Akinremi possessed invaluable institutional knowledge and served as a mentor to many newly elected parliamentarians.

His guidance, derived from extensive experience in legislative affairs, proved instrumental in shaping the careers of aspiring lawmakers.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Abbas Tajudeen, PhD, expressed profound sadness over the loss, remarking, “Rep. Akinremi Olaide Adewale was a shining example of dedication and service.

His contributions to our legislative work, particularly in the field of science and research, were immeasurable. His passing is an immense loss to the House, his constituents, and the entire nation. We will deeply miss his leadership, wisdom, and the unique passion he brought to his work.”