Sen Bayo Osinowo (Pepper) dies in Lagos


Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Sen Bayo Osinowo, is dead.

The Senator died a few hours ago at First Cardiologist Hospital, Lagos.

Bayo Osinowo, born November 28, 1955, popularly known as Pepper, is a Nigerian politician, member of the Senate.

He was the Senator representing Lagos East at the 9th Nigerian National Assembly.

Sen Bayo Osinowo began his political life in the second republic serving as a youth Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).


Osinowo was a four times honourable member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, representing Kosofe Constituency I, before he proceeded to the Senate, succeeding Gbenga Ashafa after two terms.

He was the Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries.

Adebayo’s father was the Late Alhaji Rabiu Osinowo from Odo-Egbo in Ijebu Ode and his mother is Mariamo Taiwo Osinowo. He had his primary education at St. Augustin Primary School in Ijebu-Ode and his Secondary Education in Issoyin Grammar School, Isoyin.

Osinowo studied Building Technology at the lnstituto per Geometri, RomeItaly. He obtained his master’s degree at Urbaniana University, Rome, Italy, where he specialised in Building Technology.

Adebayo Osinowo worked with the Federal Ministry of Works, Lagos State. In 1977, he started his career as a Land Officer at the Federal Ministry of Works till 1979. He then became the Managing Director at NITAL International from 1986 to 2003. He then became the Managing Director at NIMCO International Co. Ltd from 1990 to 2003. He also worked as Managing Director, at Extreme Piling and Construction Company Ltd and NIMCO Dredging Company from 1990 to 2003.

He died on Monday, June 15, 2020.


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