We Will Investigate Senator Adeleke”s Death -Osun Government

May 3, 2017

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state says a coroner inquest into the death of the first civilian governor of the state, Senator Isiaka Adeleke has become imperative  to lay to rest  the controversy that trailed his death.

The governor who stated during the signing of the coroner inquest  in  his office, also said the sudden passage of the Late politician, his status and the circumstances surrounding the incident informed the decision of the state government to investigate it.

Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara according to the governor will lead the Coroner Inquest which must be concluded within three weeks.

” the suddeness of the death and the huge confusion that accompanied it,the circumstances and the importance of the deceased made it very important for our government to put in place the inquest using the instrumentality of the law”.

Therefore i am using today, an instrument pursuant to section 3 sub section 1 and 2 of the coroners law cap 32 laws of the state of osun   2002 herby appoint and empower Mr Olusegun Ayodele Ayilara ,chief Magistrate to order an inquest under the coroner Law Cap 32 volume 1 Laws of the state of Osun 2002 as to the cause of death of late senator Isiaka Adeleke of country home Ede in Osun State who died a sudden death of which the cause is unkown on the 23rd of April,2017″.

While speaking earlier on its importance, The state solicitor-General and the permanent secretary, ministry of justice, Mrs Abiola Adewemimo said the coroner inquest will create the chance to explore all avenues to investigate the cause of Adeleke’s death, and bring the controversy his death created to an end.


Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke died on April 23rd 2017 at the age of 62 and he  has since been buried according to Islamic rites.

The senator was until his death representing the constituents of  Osun West Senatorial District .

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