Government of Ekiti State, Nigeria.

Ekiti Deputy Governor, Mrs Funmi Olayinka Passes On

April 6, 2013

The Government of Ekiti State announces with sadness but with gratitude to God, the passing of the State Deputy Governor, H.E. Mrs Olufunmilayo Adunni Olayinka, aged 52, after a tough but courageous battle with cancer.

She died on Saturday evening.

Mrs Olayinka, an accomplished banker and corporate sector player worked in the financial industry for 21 years before heeding the call of service in her home state of  Ekiti when she was selected to serve on the ACN Governorship ticket in 2007. She demonstrated exemplary courage and dedicated service to Ekiti people both during the struggle to retrieve the stolen mandate and in her position as Deputy Governor.

She is survived by her husband and children as well as aged parents and siblings.

Further details shall be provided later.



Hon Tayo Ekundayo   

Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation



Last modified: April 6, 2013

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