A former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has died at age 70.
Ajimobi reportedly died after battling coronavirus-related symptoms, The PUNCH Reported.
Recall he was named the Deputy National Chairman (South) of the ruling All Progressives Congress last month.
He was said to have been confirmed positive for COVID-19 earlier and was managing the situation at home before the illness worsened and he had to go to a hospital.
According to The PUNCH, a source close to the family said the former governor had diabetes and other ailments.
“It is true that Ajimobi gave up the ghost some hours ago,” he said.