JUST IN: Health Commissioner Reveals What Caused Ajimobi's Death
Jun. 26, 2020
The Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Professor Akin Abayomi, has revealed what lead to the death of former Oyo Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.
Recall that Senator Ajimobi who had tested positive for COVID-19 had slipped into a coma and had been on a life support machine for about a week after he developed complications.
He died around 4 p.m., on Thursday, at First Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Consultants Hospital, Lagos, where he was admitted.
According to Professor Abayomi, the late Ajimobi died of multiple organ failure.
The commissioner made this known in a tweet on Friday noting that COVID-19 complications triggered multiple organs failure.
His tweet read, “We regret the death of immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajumobi, 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.
“On behalf of COVID-19 Lagos Incident Commander, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and 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 burial of the late Ajimobi, earlier scheduled to hold Friday has been postponed.
According to Ajimobi’s former aide, Bolaji Tunji, the funeral arrangements will be announced soon by the family
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