The Commissioner for Health in Ondo State:Dr. Wahab Adegbenro has been confirmed dead according to multiple sources.
Reports have it that the Commissioner has been ill for a while now and the cause of his death is said to be due to COVID-19 complications as he passed away at the Federal Medical Center in Owo, Ondo State.
His death was also confirmed by the Publicity Secretary of the All Progressive Congress in the state: Mr Alex Kalejiaye.
According to the statement;
“Dr Adegbenro has been at the forefront of government’s efforts to curtail the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ondo State. His demise collides violently with this patriotic assignment. Although the party is deeply traumatised by this huge loss, we pray God to console his immediate family, the people of Ifedore, and the Government of Ondo State. We also pray that his soul will find peace with his creator.”
One will recall that Governor Rotimi Akeredolu also tested positive for COVID-19 of recent and reports has it that the Governor must have contracted the virus during a party function in the state.