The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos, Dr Adegbola Dominic, also a medical practitioner is dead.
He died of COVID-19-related illness.
Publicity secretary for PDP in Lagos, Taofeek Gani, confirmed his death today.
Mr Gani also described the demise of Mr Dominic as “martyrdom, as he was dogged about the emancipation of the oppressed, pauperised and less privileged.”
“He stood for the development of lagos and he sure regrets that this Lagos is not as he wished. He will be forever remembered in Lagos politics. We condole with his family. All PDP flags In the state shall fly at half-mast. All PDP meetings at this time are to be prayers for him.
Burial arrangements shall be as presented by the family.” Mr Gani added.