There was anxiety last night over the health of former governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi. Some online medium broke the news of his death yesterday. But the media aide to the ex-governor, Mr. Bolaji Tunji, debunked the ‘rumoured death’. Tunji in a statement posted on his social media said Nigerians should disregard the death rumour, stating that the former governor was still alive. “Kindly disregard all rumours, just rumours. In all, we remain prayerful,” he stated. It would be recalled that Ajimobi tested positive to Coronavirus.
He is also said to have an underlying ailments, which has made him to be in critical condition for some weeks in a Lagos hospital, where he is currently receiving treatment. Ajimobi was previously on coma but was said to have come outthe coma in the past few days.
On Tuesday, Ajimobi was appointed the acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) following the court of appeal ruling that suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the ruling party’s chairman. But Ajimobi could not take over as expected because of his health challenges and has to delegate the assignment to the party’s National Vice Chairman (South-South), Hillard Eta.