Former Governor of Oyo State from 2011 to 2019, Abiola Ajimobi, has been confirmed Dead at the age of 70 at First Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Consultants Hospital, Lagos .
Ajimobi has been battling a corona virus-related symptoms for several weeks.
The news confirming Ajimobi’s death is coming about a week after rumors on some media platform that he was dead.
He was named the Acting National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress last week but never resumed.
The former governor was hospitalised at First Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Consultants Hospital, Lagos on June 2, 2020.
He was said to have tested negative for COVID-19 an illness that caused his health to deteriorate.
Ajimobi’s wife, Florence, had earlier been hospitalised with her husband. She was, however, discharged.
He was said to have been confirmed positive earlier and was managing the situation at home before the illness worsened and he had to go to a hospital.
The former governor was said to have had diabetes and other ailments.