The former Ekiti acting governor and speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Chief Friday Aderemi, is dead.
He was 74 years.
Aderemi, a native of Ayetoro-Ekiti and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), died at the state University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti, on Tuesday after a brief illness.
He was elected in 2003 to represent Ido/Osi Constituency 2 at the Ekiti State House of Assembly.
Late Aderemi was a Senior Special Assistant to Governor Kayode Fayemi and played prominent roles during struggles to reclaim the governor’s mandate from Dr. Segun Oni.
He became the Speaker of the state House of Assembly after the impeachment of his predecessor, Hon. Sola Ajigbolamu, in 2004.
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