BY DAUD OLATUNJI, ABEOKUTA
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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