Fasehun dies of diabetes


Report has emerged that the founder of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Dr Frederick Fasehun, died of diabetes.

Fasehun died at about 1am on Saturday at the intensive care unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital Ikeja (LASUTH).

According to the eldest child of the former OPC leader, Kayode Fasheun, the late OPC national president took ill briefly during the week before he finally passed on.

“He was sick for a short time and was taken to the hospital on Wednesday and discharged on Thursday. But then, we had to take him back, he hadn’t left the hospital for too long before a little relapse so we he had to go back. He was admitted at the ICU. He later became stable and we thought he was going to survive. But around 1.00 am today we got the sad news that he couldn’t make it,” he said.

Meanwhile, the Odua People’s Congress (OPC) has announced Fasheun’s successor. He is Prince Oshibote Oodua.

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