Teslim Folarin, the Senator representing Oyo Central Senatorial District in the NationaL Assembly, has lost his wife, Angela.

Angela died on Friday afternoon in the United Kingdom (UK).

This was made known in a statement by his Special Adviser on media and publicity, YSO Olaniyi, obtained by POLITICS NIGERIA. The statement read: “With total submission to the will of Almighty Allah, we announce the death of our wife, mother and sister, Chief (Barr.) Angela Nwaka Folarin.

“The wife of Oyo Central Senator was confirmed dead on Friday afternoon. She breathed her last in UK.

“The deceased was hale and hearty until the angel of death knocked the door. May Almighty God Comfort us and Grant Late Angela an eternal rest.”

Folarin, a former governorship candidate in Oyo state, won the senatorial position in the 2019 Oyo central senatorial district election defeating the incumbent senator, Mrs. Monsurat Sunmonu and other candidates. He is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Local Content in the 9th Senate. He also sits on several other committees including National Intelliegence, INEC, Interparliamentary, Constitutional Review, Finance, Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and Airforce.

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