Governor Sanwo-Olu’s deputy chief of staff dies at 55

May 15th, 2024

Governor Sanwo-Olu?s deputy chief of staff dies at 55

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Deputy Chief of Staff, Gbenga Soyannwo is dead.


Soyannwo died on Wednesday, May 15, at the age of 55 after a brief illness. 


Confirming the sad news, Lagos state’s commissioner for information and strategy, Gbenga Omotoso said; 


“With deep sorrow, the Lagos State Government announces the passing of the Deputy Chief of Staff (DCoS) to Mr Governor, Gboyega Soyannwo.

“Soyannwo died today after a brief illness. He was 55. Mr. Governor, @jidesanwoolu, on behalf of the Government and people of Lagos, sends his condolences to the Soyannwo family.

“I have lost a brother and a servant of the people,” Mr Governor said while breaking the news at the Executive Council (EXCO) meeting,

” After a minute’s silence in respect of the late DCoS, Mr Governor ended the EXCO meeting.

‘’The late Gboyega Soyannwo is survived by a wife and two children. May his soul rest in peace.”