By Ikechukwu Okaforadi
Former Governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi, has passed on in Lagos after brief illness allegedly connected to Covid-19, at the age of 70 years old.
Ajimobi, who has been in coma and on life support for some days after a surgery passed away at the First Cardiology Hospital, Ikoyi.
Credible source said Ajimobi, who was being treated for COVID-19 complications has been unconscious since last Thursday.
He said his family will make a formal announcement on Thursday evening.
The former governor was rumoured to be dead last week but his aides and family members denounced the report asking Nigerians to rather pray for his recovery.
Before his death, Ajimobi, a former senator, was the Deputy National Chairman, South West in the dissolved National Working Committee (NWC) of APC.