The former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has died on Thursday, at age 70 after battling with coronavirus complications.
According to findings from InsideReportng, the former governor was hospitalised at First Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Consultants Hospital, Lagos on June 2, 2020. The same hospital Late Abba Kyari was hospitalized and died.
SaharaReporters, reported that, on Monday, the former governor had been on life support machine after he slipped into a coma and may not make any recovery going by observations of medical experts around him.
The report further disclosed that the former Oyo governor had a lung surgery since being rushed to the Lagos hospital but made no progress while his kidneys had also failed.
Doctors treating Ajimobi, it was reliably gathered, last Friday informed his family that his situation had defied every medical intervention and that only a miracle could bring him back to life.
Those projections came true on Thursday as the ex-governor finally succumbed to the virus.
A popular investigative journalist Kemi Olunloyo as gathered by INSIDE REPORT also comfirmed the death in a tweet.
#RIP Governor Abiola Ajimobi. My second cousin, my father’s cousin, my grandmother’s nephew, my Governor of 8 years in Oyo state. #coronavirus is REAL! Thank you for your service sir, Thank you for the memories. HE LEFT US ~3:45PM
Dr Kemi OlunloyoCrying faceFlag of Nigeria.” She tweeted.