COVID-19: Ondo Commissioner for Health DiesFeatured, Latest News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro is dead. He was 65 years old.
Adegbenro was said to have been rushed early hours of Thursday from Akure, Ondo state capital, to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Owo before he died few hours later.
African Examiner gathered that his death may have been due to the coronavirus infection.
His demise has caused panic among health officials and members of the Ondo State Task Force on COVID-19.
However, there was no official statement on the causes of the late commissioner’s death as at the time of filing this report.
It would be recalled that the State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu Tuesday, tested positive to the deadly virus and currently in self isolation.
In a related development, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), of the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMED) Ondo, Oluwole Ige, has been tested positive for COVID-19.
In a statement made available to journalists in Akure by Adeeyo Babatunde on behalf of the CMD, noted that Ige is currently being treated and he is responding to the treatment positively.
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