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[Updated] Adeleke: Osun deputy governor appears before coroner

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Femi Makinde, Osogbo

Osun State Deputy Governor, Mrs. Titi Laoye-Tomori, is giving evidence before the coroner ordered by Governor Rauf Aregbesola to probe the death of Senator Isiaka Adeleke.

The deputy governor, who entered the courtroom at around 10:35, said she waived her immunity to appear personally before the coroner because of the importance of the probe.

The deputy governor and the late Adeleke were together at the burial ceremony of the grandmother of the APC Senatorial Chairman in Osun West Senatorial District, Mr. Amobi Akintola.

She tendered her manifest for April 22 as an exhibit before the coroner, Mr. Olusegun Ayilara.

She told the coroner that she decided to sit beside Adeleke because of the humility exhibited by him by receiving her by the side of her vehicle.

She said the man was sat next to Adeleke vacated his seat for her and she took his seat and shunned the seat prepared for her.

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