According to sources, the council president passed away on Monday night following a long battle with health issues.
While reporting his untimely death on Facebook, his media team announced that he would be buried today at his home in Sangotedo, Ajah, Lagos State, according to Islamic customs.
“With sorrow in our heart but in total submission to the will of Almighty Allah (S. W. T), we announce the passing, after a long battle with illness, our dear father, brother, friend, confidant, role model, Nation-builder, Hon. Olufunmi Rafiu Olatunji.
“He was until late night of Monday 21st June, 2021 the Executive Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area, Eti-Osa Local Government.
“He will be buried in accordance to Islamic rite by 9 am prompt at his residence in Sangotedo,” he said.