Senator Adebayo Osinowo who represents the Lagos East Senatorial District in the Senate, has died.

Late Senator Osinowo who was fondly referred to as Pepperito, died today June 15 at First Cardiologist hospital in Lagos.

Though cause of his death is not yet known. Many sources claim the Ijebu born lawmaker died of covid-19 related complications.

Born November 28, 1955, late Senator Osinowo studied Building Technology at the lnstituto per Geometri, Rome, Italy. He obtained his master’s degree at Urbaniana University, Rome, Italy, where he specialized in Building Technology.

He was a Lagos State House of Assembly member for 16 years from the inception of the fourth republic in 1999. On February 23, 2019, he was elected the Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District at the National Assembly. He was subsequently appointed as the Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries.