The serving senator representing Osun West senatorial district, Isiaka Adeleke, who died in the early hours of Sunday, at a private hospital in Osogbo has been buried amidst wailing .
The first civilian governor of Osun died after succumbing to a protracted ailment at age 62.
His death, coming less than 24 hours after attending a social function at Kuta, Ile-Ogbo in the Ayedire Local Government Area of the state, sparked protests by some youths, who alleged that no food poisoned.
A family source said the Ede-born senator complained of serious stomach upset and asked one of his aides to fetch his younger sister, Dupe.
A domestic staff told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Adeleke attended a meeting till 2am yesterday before retiring to bed.
The source further explained that the deceased attended burial and wedding ceremonies in Guta and Iwo on Saturday.
His doctor was said to have been invited early in the morning when Adeleke complained of leg pains.
According to the source, the doctor gave him an injection and left only to be called back after the senator complained of stomach ache.
The town’s youths took to the streets in protest of the sudden death of former governor, blocking the Osogbo-Gbongan Road through Akoda/Sekona. Motorists were stuck in the traffic congestion.
The youths claimed that the senator representing Osun West was poisoned at the social function he attended the previous day.
Some motorists were forced to hang leaves on their vehicles as a mark of solidarity with the youths to escape being assaulted.
The protesters went to Owode Market, about 10 kilometres from Ede, home town of the late politician, where they attacked traders and shoppers.