Adebayo Sikiru Osinowo (November 28, 1955 - June 15, 2020) also known as Pepper was a Nigerian businessman and politician. He was a member of the Lagos State House of Representatives. Until his death he was Senator representing Lagos East at the 9th Nigerian National Assembly. He died on the 15th of June after a brief illness
1 Early life
1.1 Business and Career
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, Rome, Italy. He obtained his master's degree at Urbaniana University, Rome, Italy, where he specialised in Building Technology.
Business and Career
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
Osinowo began his political life in the second republic serving as a youth Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). The state Chairman was late Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Abiola. Osinowo was a four times honorable in the Lagos State house of assembly. Osinowo contested for a seat in the Lagos State House of Assembly for Kosofe constituency and won. In the February 23, 2019 Lagos East Senatorial District election, he was elected Senator, representing the Lagos East Senatorial District at the Nigerian National Assembly. He was subsequently appointed as the Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries.
Bayo Osinowo was reported dead by various media outlets on the 15th or June 2020 He was reported to be dead due to complications from COVID-19
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