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Pa Suleiman Obasa, father of Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, has passed on.

Pa Obasa died early today at 83.

The Speaker made this known in a statement by Eromosele Ebhomele, his Chief Press Secretary, in Lagos on Tuesday.

Obasa said his father was a loving family man and a respected community leader.

The Speaker said his late father was a successful businessman with business concerns in oil and gas and transportation.

He noted that Pa Obasa was also known for his success in farming, through which he empowered many people.

He said, “He is a devout Muslim and dedicated his life to the service of Allah and mankind, taking care of the needy and the less privileged.”

Obasa said his late father would be buried according to Islamic rites by 4.00 pm in the Agege area of the state.

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