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Ex-LASTMA boss, Young Arebamen, is dead



Former Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Young Arebamen, is dead. He was 72.

His first son, Ose disclosed the sad news, adding that his father died at about 10 p.m. on Wednesday after a brief illness.

Speaking with The Nation, Ose said: “My father died in his sleep. He was sick briefly and was recuperating before he died. He passed on March 14, at about 10 p.m. in his sleep.

“Before he went to bed, he took some soup. I will say his death was peaceful. We have not made burial arrangements yet. We are still meeting. Further actions would be communicated to the public.”

Before he was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of LASTMA by the Bola Tinubu administration, Arebamen served as Deputy Commissioner of Police and Force Police Public Relations Officer (FPPRO) between 1997 and 2000.

He was later appointed Commissioner of Police in Lagos.

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