Senator David Dafinone has died on Sunday morning in Lagos State, aged 91 years.

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Confirming the passing of his father, his son, Ede Dafinone, said the former lawmaker would be greatly missed.

“He was a father who stood by us no matter what and he sacrificed so much for us and the nation,” he told Vanguard.

An Accountant, Senator Dafinone was a consummate politician and Senator of the Second Republic from 1979-1983, he was chairman of the board of trustees Nigerian Internat.Biog. Center, Apapa, Lagos and was a Fellow Institute Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Institute Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, National Geography Society; member Nigerian Institute International Affairs, International Biographical Society (life), National Policy Council, and Urban Land Institute.