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Panic as five Lagos ex LG bosses died in two years

The announcement of the death of Hon. Moses Dosu Husitode, the former two-term chairman of Badagry Local Government Council has thrown the political community particularly, at the grassroots level into confusion.
Many are worried that the incessant death among ex-local government chairmen is becoming one too many.
His death, according to a politician who himself is a former local government boss before moving to National Assembly, will be the fifth within two years.
Mr. Husitode who was popularly known and called as Oshoco by his admirers and followers was said to have given up the ghost on Saturday, October 14, 2017, in far away the United States of America , where he has gone in the last few months to treat a liver-related ailment which has defied both orthodox and unorthodox solutions right here in Nigeria.
Preparations, gathered, are in top gear to fly his corpse back to Nigeria. He was aged 58 and survived by his wife, Mrs. Bukola Husitode and four children.
Other former local government chairmen that died in the last two years include, Hon. Adeola Adefolabi, the former chairman of Ifako-Ijaiye local government council and Ojokoro LCDA, who died in the Mecca stampede of September 24, 2015; Hon. Babatunde Olatunde Adepitan, the two-term chairman of Mushin Local Government Council between 2008 and 2014, who died in April 2016 after battling kidney related sickness for many years; Hon. Jah Adewale, the former Chairman of Ifako Ijaiye Local government council before moving to House of Representatives, Abuja, where he died on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, after taking his dinner;  Hon. Monsuru Obafemi Durosimi, a two-term member of Lagos House of Assembly before he was elected  the chairman of Agboyi – Ketu LCDA in 2008, who died on January 30, 2017, after going into coma in his residence and was rushed to the hospital where he gave up the ghost three days later.

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