His Excellency Babajide Sanwo-olu lost a dear cousin and namesake, Babajide Adeniyi Sanwo-Olu at 56.
The deceased, a Pharmacist, died last weekend in London, United Kingdom after battling with an undisclosed ailment.
A close source told our correspondent that late Sanwo-Olu, a devout Christian, who attended Mountain of Fire and Miracles, MFM Akute Region, had been sick for over year and managing the condition.
When the undisclosed ailment got severed, the source said the very concerned Governor Sanwo-Olu intervened and the deceased later traveled to the United Kingdom for further medical attention but eventually lost the battle in a London hospital.
Meanwhile, preparations are in top gear to bring his remains back home and will be buried next week (August 8).