The Egba  traditional Council in Abeokuta  was   thrown into mourning, Saturday as the news of the death of  a regent of the Alake of Egbaland , Chief  Soniran Sowemimo who reportedly slumped and died at the age of 71 filtered into the town.

Sowemimo who was  appointed recently  by the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo as a member of regency Council  while he was away for a month was reported to have died of Cardiac  arrest in Abeokuta,the state capital on Friday night.

Vanguard gathered that the  late Egba Chief  who was  a-three time Commissioner for  Information in the state and  a veteran  journalist was at Abeokuta Sports Club located in Oke-Ilewo area of the town in company of his club members on Friday night when he suddenly slumped and  was rushed to Federal Medical Centre,Idi-Aba, Abeokuta , where he gave up the ghost.

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