Chief Adediran Alabi, the father of Hon. Akin Alabi, House of Representatives member representing Egbeda/Ona Ara federal constituency, has died at the age of 85.
The lawmaker made the announcement in a post on Twitter on Friday morning.
The Late Chief Alabi Adediran was also a seasoned politician. In 1992, he contested and lost election for a seat in the House of Representatives.
His son, Akin, an author, entrepreneur and philantropist, currently occupies a seat in the House on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Alabis hail from Ajiwogbo village in Egbeda Local Government of Oyo State.
Akin Alabi is the founder of NairaBET, Nigeria’s first online sports betting portal.