JUST IN: Former Oyo Military Administrator, Olurin is dead
The former Military Administrator of Oyo state and a close political ally of former President Olusegun Obasanjo,
General Tunji Olurin (rtd.) is dead.
Olurin who died at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) in the early hours of Saturday, aged 77.
The deceased’s brother, Funso Olurin disclosed this in Abeokuta on Saturday .
According to him, Olurin died after a brief illness.
Olurin who was also a former Military Administrator of Ekiti state between from October 8, 2006 until April 27, 2007 hailed from Ilaro in Ogun West Senatorial district of Ogun state.
He was the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in the 2011 general election in Ogun state.
Olurin, a Field Commander of ECOMOG Peacekeeping Force in Liberia from 1992 to 1993 during the First Liberian Civil War, retired from service in 1993.