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Ex-Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi Is Dead

The Ex-Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi who had been on life support machine for weeks, is dead. The 70-year-old, who was admitted at the First Cardiology Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos, following COVID-19 complications, died on Thursday.

Nigeria’s rumour press had announced the former Oyo governor’s death a week ago, but his family and media aide quickly debunked the reports.

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However, a source close to the former Governor told PM NEWS that Ajimobi breathed his last at about 4 pm today.

Oyo House of Representatives member, Akin Alabi, also confirmed Ajimobi’s death.

Nigerian journalist Dele Momodu also confirmed the news.

He said: “Good night former GOVERNOR ABIOLA AJIMOBI of Oyo State. My sincere condolences to the family… RIP.”

Ajimobi represented Oyo state in the senate between 2003 and 2007.

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Ajimobi was the first Oyo governor to win a second term in office. He governed between 2011 and 2019.

He is survived by his wife, Florence, who he married in 1980, children and grandchildren.

Ex-Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi Is Dead

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