LAGOS State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has dismissed insinuations that the former Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi died of coronavirus infection, saying, he died of multiple organs.
Abayomi made this known through his official twitter handle stating further that Ajimobi who was also the former acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress died at the First Cardiology Hospital, Lagos.
“We regret the death of immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajumobi who passed on, June 25, 2020, at First Cardiologist Consultant; a private COVID19 approved care facility in Lagos State.
“The former Governor died from multiple organs failure following complications from COVID19 infection.”
His tweet reads, “On behalf of COVID19Lagos Incident Commander @jidesanwoolu and the entire #COVID19Lagos response team, we convey our heartfelt condolences to the family of the former governor and the people of Oyo State.
“May his soul rest in peace,”
The final interment of the late former Governor of Oyo State Senator Abiola Ajimobi has been rescheduled to a later date.
Late Sen. Ajimobi, who died who on Thursday at the age of 70 was a two term Governor of Oyo State under the All Progressive Congress (APC). He was named as the Caretaker National Chairman of the ruling APC following the suspension of Adams Oshiomole by the Court of Appeal.
The internment was scheduled for today but postponed to later date.
According to the late former Governor’s media aide Bolaji Tunji, today, the funeral details will be announced later by the family.
Tunji who spoke to newsmen at the late former governor’s Oluyole, Ibadan residence this morning 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.”