he strongman of Kwara politics and Waziri of Ilorin, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki, is dead.
It was learnt Saraki died in his Lagos home on Wednesday morning.
Saraki, the Senate Majority Leader in the Second Republic, has been in and out of hospitals in the last few years owing to symptoms associated with old age.
He was 79 years old and has had very active political life.
His son, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, was a governor of Kwara State between 2003 and 2011.
The younger Saraki is now in the Senate.
More details will be updated.