A former General Manager of the Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency (LASIMRA), Jide Odekunle, has reportedly died from COVID-19 complication.
Odekunle worked with former Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode administration. His death was revealed by Babafemi Ojudu, the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu, via his Facebook page.
Also confirming his demise, the Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Drainage, Joe Igbokwe, expressed sadness over the development.
“I am diminished once again as a mortal as my successor at LASIMRA, Jide Odekunle, dies of COVID-19 complications at the Onikan Isolation Centre in Lagos. May his soul rest in perfect peace.”
Odekunle was a graduate of Computer Science at the University of Ibadan. He was the Sales Director at Ceragon Networks and was also the Chief Marketing Officer at Nera Microwave before his appointment at LASMIRA.
Before his demise, he was the Bobagunwa of Egbaland.