Immediate past Oyo Governor, Abiola Ajimobi has died reportedly from COVID-19 complications at the age of 70.
According to sources close to AllNigerianinfo, the chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at First Cardiology Specialist Hospital, Lagos, where former Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari died.
A source close revealed that the former Governor gave up the ghost t about 4 pm.
He was reported to have died last week Friday, but the family sources denied the story, claiming that he is presently in a coma, with the hope that he would be out of it.
Ajimobi was the first Oyo governor to serve two terms in office. He was the number one man in the state between 2011 and 2019.
See some of the tweets that followed his demise below.
Good night former GOVERNOR ABIOLA AJIMOBI of Oyo State. My sincere condolences to the family… RIP. pic.twitter.com/Rxym8ciGy6
— Dele Momodu Ovation (@DeleMomodu) June 25, 2020
Former Oyo State Governor @AAAjimobi is dead.
— Babafemi Oretuyi (@Opetuyii) June 25, 2020
Former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi is dead. May God grant his loved ones the fortitude to bear this great loss. A true son of the soil is gone. pic.twitter.com/XK8TRv9MaM
— B h a d o o s k y (@BhadmusAkeem) June 25, 2020
More to come.