Hon. Funke Adedoyin, a member of the House of Representatives from Kwara State, died of cancer on Friday afternoon, in Abuja.
According to a report by Premium Times, the late Adedoyin’s demise was made known on Friday, September 28, 2018 after she was confirmed dead at the age of 54.
The 54-year-old lawmaker was said to have been battling the disease for sometime.
Short biography of Late female Kwara lawmaker, Funke Adedoyin
The late lawmaker, Funke Adedoyin was a daughter of famed Nigerian industrialist Samuel Adedoyin.
She was appointed as health minister by former President Olusegun Obasanjo between 1999-2003.
The late lawmaker was amongst a host of All Progressives Congress lawmakers who joined the Peoples Democratic Party in a mass defection along with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.