Younger brother to the late first civilian Governor of Osun State, Senator Isiaka Adeleke, Deji Adeleke has said the cause of the senator’s death is yet unknown.
He said this on Wednesday at a press conference at the residence of the deceased.
He said that the family was told that the report of the autopsy would take between one or two weeks to be ready, while urging the people to disregard claims in the social media that the senator was killed.
He urged his supporters to be calm, saying Adeleke was not known for violence during his life time.
TheNewsGuru.com reports that Tunji, one of the children of the Senator has alleged that his father, who was preparing to contest in the 2018 governorship election in the state was killed.
Although he did not state how he was killed, he said Adeleke, who was also the senator representing Osun-West at the Senate until his death, was killed by some forces because he stood a good chance of emerging the governor of the state again.
Tunji, who said this in a snapchat on Tuesday, said that some persons, who he did not name, eliminated his dad because they considered him a big threat to their ambition ahead of the next year election.
TheNewsGuru.com reports that Adeleke died in the early hours of Sunday at a private hospital in Osogbo after succumbing to a protracted ailment. He was aged 62.
TheNewsGuru.com reports that the Senate on Tuesday, adjourned plenary to Wednesday (today) , to hold a valedictory session in honour the late senator.