Ex-Oyo Governor Ajimobi dies at 70
The immediate past Oyo Governor Abiola Ajimobi is dead. He was said to have died of COVID-19 complications at First Cardiology Specialist Hospital, Lagos. He was 70.
A source close to the former Governor told our correspondent that Ajimobi breathed his last at about 4 pm.
Mr. Ajimobi was a senator from 2003 to 2007. After unsuccessful attempts, he was ultimately elected governor in 2011 and re-elected in 2015, becoming the first Oyo State governor to serve two terms.
He was survived by his wife and children.