Senator Abiola Ajimobi dies at 70.

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Senator Ajimobi who was a former governor of Oyo State, and one of the nominated candidates for the post of acting chairman of APC, is reported to have died, he was aged 70.

There were rumors of his death about two weeks ago but it was waved off by his media aide, Mr. Bolaji and one of his children.

Sen. Ajimobi was said to have been on a life support machine since last week Friday at First Cardiology Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos. He was reported to have been suffering from a COVID-19 related ailment which resulted in him falling into a coma.

It is believed that he has been dead for some days but no one was willing to confirm his death, but it was confirmed this time by one of the Senators security men who served him for eight years, he said that Sen. Ajimobi’s death was real this time.

When asked if the APC in the state would make any official statement, the Chairman, Chief Akin Oke in a statement said:

“We can’t make any official statement now when the family members have not said anything. We are hearing just like you people and it has to be authenticated before any official statement can be made”