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Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Funmilayo Olayinka Dies Of Cancer
Deputy Governor of Ekiti state, Mrs Funmilayo Olayinka had secretly left her position over a terminal cancer battle.Though, Ekiti State’s administration didn’t make it plain at that time, they eventually became open after it became apparent that Funmilayo Olayinka is losing her battle to cancer.
Funmilayo Olayinka lost her long-time battle to cancer in Lagos state, Nigeria this evening. Late Mrs Funmilayo Olayinka who worked as a banker for sometime entered politics few years back.
She was born Olufunmilayo Adunni in Ado Ekiti on the 20th of June year 1960. Funmilayo Olayinka attended Holy Trinity Grammar School in Ibadan, Oyo State before proceeding to Central State University in Edmond Oklahoma where she bagged a degree in Business Administration.
According to sources, Funmilayo Olayinka was diagnosed with Cancer early last year. After a series of on and off time at work, she was asked to go on a mandatory leave in order to better treat herself. She apparently died of late intervention.
Funmilayo died of terminal cancer on Saturday evening at a private hospital in Lagos. She is survived by her husband and three children. RIP.