Yeaterday, Kemi Filani News reported the death of Oyo state former governor, Abiola Ajimobi. Professor Akin Abayomi, the Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, has revealed that he died from multiple organ failure due to COVID-19 complications.
In a tweet posted on Friday June 26, the Commissioner for Health said Ajimobi died at the First Cardiologist Consultant, a private COVID-19 approved care facility in the state.
”We regret the death of immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajumobi who passed on June 25, 2020 at First Cardiologist Consultant; a private #COVID19 approved care facility in Lagos State. The former Governor died from multiple organs failure following complications from #COVID19 infection.
On behalf of #COVID19Lagos Incident Commander @jidesanwoolu and the entire #COVID19Lagos response team, we convey our heartfelt condolences to the family of the former Governor and the people of Oyo state. May his soul rest in peace” he tweeted
The former governor was 70 years old.
Recall that the Yoruba born politician was once captured on tape where he prayed to die at 70!
Some Nigerians have taken to social media to react to his passing.