The Senator representing Lagos East senatorial district in the National Assembly, Adebayo Osinowo, popularly known as pepper, is dead.
Osinowo, 64, died on Monday at First Cardiologist Hospital, Lagos, after a brief illness.
He was elected Senator in 2019 and was subsequently appointed as Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries.
Osinowo had his primary education at St. Augustin Primary School in Ijebu-Ode and his Secondary Education in Isoyin Grammar School, Isoyin.
In 1977, he started his career as a Land Officer at the Federal Ministry of Works. He then became the Managing Director at NITAL International from 1986 to 2003.
He was the Managing Director of NIMCO International Co. Ltd from 1990 to 2003. He also worked as Managing Director, at Extreme Piling and Construction Company Ltd and NIMCO Dredging Company from 1990 to 2003.
Osinowo began his political life in the second republic serving as a youth Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
Osinowo was a four-time member of the Lagos State House of Assembly.