The immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi is dead.
Mr Ajimobi died on Thursday at a private hospital in Lagos after spending weeks in intensive care for coronavirus complications, according to Akin Alabi, a federal lawmaker and political associate of the former governor. He was 70.
Mr Ajimobi’s passing came a week after he was rumoured to have died at the same private hospital. That rumour turned to be false
He was first hospitalised in early June after contracting the deadly virus that has now sickened millions and claimed nearly 500,000 lives across the world.