While many controversies are springing forth concerning the death of former Oyo Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, the Lagos State Government has revealed that he died of multiple organ failure.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi explained that the COVID-19 complications triggered the multiple organ failure.
Senator Ajimobi died around 4 pm on Thursday at First Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Consultants Hospital, Lagos.
He was admitted in the private health facility on June 2.
“We regret the death of immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi who passed on today, June 25, 2020 at First Cardiologist Consultant; a private COVID-19 approved care facility in Lagos State.
“The former Governor died from multiple organs failure following complications from COVID-19 infection.”
Abayomi commiserated with family of the former Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), stating:
“On behalf of COVID-19 Lagos Incident Commander, Babajide Sanwo-Oluand the entire #COVID19Lagos response team, we convey our heartfelt condolences to the family of the former Governor and the people of Oyo state.”
Meanwhile, The Street Journal has reported that the funeral of Senator Ajimobi, has been postponed.
His spokesman, Bolaji Tunji, told reporters at his Oluyole residence in Ibadan on Friday morning noting that the family would soon make an announcement of the burial programme.
Tunji said: “The funeral arrangements will be announced soon by the family but it will be observed privately so as to be in accordance with the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) guidelines.”