The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Popoola represented Ibadan SouthEast State Constituency at the Assembly died at the University College Hospital UCH Ibadan, after a brief illness.
Makinde led some members of his cabinet and principal officers of the State legislature, on the condolence visit to the Orita-Challenge area residence of late Popoola.
He commiserated with the deceased’s wife, children and other family members.
He pledged to give necessary support to the wife Zenab and the two children.
The governor said the two children would be enrolled in a Foundation he established for their education expenses.
He consoled the widow to take the demise of her husband as the will of God, saying God knows best.