“Lagos State Afenifere announces the demise of that great Afenifere patriot- Prince Jide Akinbiyi, who served both the Lagos State civil service & subsequently Afenifere diligently throughout the struggle for democracy.
“He passed on this morning. He was 87yrs of age.
“Prince Akinbiyi held sway in Shomolu & was a member of Afenifere’s National Caucus. He was still engaging with OTUNBA Tunde Onakoya ( Chairman of Afenifere in Lagos) & myself on strategies to reorganize Afenifere in Shomolu.
“Was always a loyal, committed, unwavering, reliable Afenifere Chieftain.
“Obsequies will be announced by his family.”
Chief Supo Shonibare