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Ex Oyo Gov, Isiaka Ajimobi Is Dead

L-R: Chairman, Muslim Community of Oyo State, Alhaji Kunle Sanni; a former President, Central Council of Ibadan Indegens, Chief Bayo Oyero; state Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi; Special Adviser to the governor on Community Relations, Alhaji Abidemi Siyanbade; and Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Lekan Alli, during Jumat Service at the Ishaq Ajimobi Central Mosque, Oke-Ado, Ibadan... on Friday. Photo: Governor's Office

The immediate past Governor of Oyo State , Abiola Ajimobi , has died at age 70 after battling coronavirus -related symptoms for a month.
Ajimobi , who was governor from 2011 to 2019 , was named the Acting National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress last week but never resumed .
The former governor was hospitalised at First Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Consultants Hospital, Lagos on June 2 , 2020 .
He was said to have tested negative for COVID – 19 but the illness had caused his health to deteriorate .
Ajimobi ’s wife , Florence , had earlier been hospitalised with her husband . She was , however , discharged.
He was said to be managing the illness at home before the situation worsened and he had to go to a hospital.
Like other VIPs , he was said to have opted for private treatment rather than a public facility after his condition worsened .
A source close to the family said the former governor had diabetes and other ailments .
“ It is true that Ajimobi gave up the ghost some hours ago ,” he said .
Ajimobi ’s aide, Bolaji Tunji , did not respond to telephone calls .

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