Governor Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state, Nigeria, died on June 25, 2020, at First Cardiology Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos State were he had been on life support since Friday.
Governor Ajimobi , few months ago made an appearance on Splash FM/Lagelu FM in Ibadan, (wearing a face mask) were he discussed with hosts on the Muslim perspective to life as the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I normally tell God that if I clock 70 years of age, that would be enough. My father died two months to his 70th birthday, so I used to say even if I make it to 70, that would be okay. Now that I am 70 and enjoying life, I tell God, ‘Seventy is small’…”
He initially desired to die at 70 with the thought of having lived a fulfilled life but, sometime after his 70th birthday, he made another wish to enjoy life more. Nevertheless, his first wish came through.
Prior to this news, his alleged death was rumoured about some days ago; it was later dispelled by his media aide, Mr Bolaji Tunji and one of his children. However, one of his security men who served him for eight years confirmed that it us real this time around.
Although it was claimed that his death is associated with Covid-19, a source told TheCable News representative that the former deputy chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Ajimobi had suffered complications to his internal organs and had been into a coma for weeks- It was just a matter of time.
He was born on December 16, 1946.
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