EX OYO STATE GOVERNOR, ABIOLA AJIMOBI IS DEAD.
The former governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi is dead. He died at age 70. Before the latest information filtered in, his alleged death was rumoured about one and half weeks ago which was later dispelled by his media aide, Mr Bolaji Tunji and one of his children.
Ajimobi, who was born on December 16, 1949, was a life support machine since last Friday at First Cardiology Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos. Ajimobi was said to have a COVID-19 related ailment was rushed thereafter he reportedly fell into coma.
As it happened some days ago, nobody was willing to attest to his death. One of his security men who served him for eight years said the death of the APC chieftain is real this time.
The news of his death was kept away from the public because of the new appointment by the National Working Committee of the APC as acting national chairman of the party. It was hidden before because of the political development within the party.
It was disclosed that the ex-governor had lung surgery and the medical experts treating him tried all they could to revive but no success.