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Check out 5 prominent Nigerian politicians that have died of Coronavirus

The spread of novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria keeps on recording a critical increment as the NCDC uncovers Nigeria currently has over 33k affirmed cases. 

While battling this pandemic in Nigeria, Coronavirus has killed some eminent Politicians in our society since the main case was affirmed on March 9 2020. 


5.Tunde Buraimoh: 

Buraimoh is a mainstream political figure in Lagos State. He's until his demise a serving Lagos State House of Assembly part, serving his subsequent term. 

He's depicted by numerous individuals as the most urbane, generally smooth and most lucid individual from the Lagos State House of Assembly, little wonder he's the Chairman House Committee on Information, Security and Strategy. 

Although unconfirmed, numerous sources asserted he may get the feared infection from the late Sen. Bayo Osinowo as he was one of his nearby friends. They were both from Lagos East Senatorial district particularly Kosofe. 

4. Aminu Adisa Logun

The Chief of Staff to the President or Governors in Nigeria are in every case influential individuals in the plan of things, they are the persons who facilitates the everyday running of the activities of their bosses, they are most time the defacto President/Governor and have the ears of their managers. 

This clarifies why the Governor of Kwara State and the whole bureau was crushed upon the declaration of the passing of Logun. The late Kwara Chief of Staff was an industrialist of note. 

He passed on on July 7, just a couple of hours after his COVID-19 test came back positive. The Kwara State Government proclaimed a 7-day grieving to pay tribute to the late Logun. 

3. Sen. Sikiru Adebayo Osinowo

Mainstream known as 'Pepperito', Osinowo was an emeritus administrator, having served for a back to back 16-years at the Lagos State House of Assembly between 2003-2019 where he represented Kosofe State Constituency 1, he moved to the Red Chamber in 2019 to speak to Lagos East. 

His source of contracting COVID-19 stays obscure, however his passing was reported on the fifteenth of June from COVID-19 complications. He kicked the bucket at 65 years old. 

2. Sen. Abiola Ajimobi: 

The demise of the previous two-term Governor of Oyo State was a demonstration of the way that death genuinely doesn't sound a trumpet. Ajimobi, until he tried positive to COVID-19, he was a man that was in every case energetic, straightforward, brimming with vitality and power. 

During the beginning phase of COVID-19 in Nigeria, he made a short video to recognize our bleeding edge wellbeing labourers for ascending to the test to contain COVID-19, much to his dismay he will lose his life to the pandemic. 

On the eighteenth of June, the news circulated around the web that the previous Deputy National Chairman of the ruling APC had passed on, his media assistant and family before long came out to deny the viral news. 

Precisely seven days after, on the 25th of June, Ajimobi at last passed on of COVID-19 complications, he was 70 years old. The late 'Constituted Authority' passed on at a private emergency clinic where he was accepting treatment in Lagos. 

The Lagos State Government similarly affirmed that he kicked the bucket from multiple organs disappointment. He was buried three days later in Ibadan, in severe consistence with COVID-19 rules. 

1. Abba Kyari: 

The undeniable first choice is President Muhammadu Buhari's previous Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. 

Kyari went out traveling to Germany with the Minister of Power to arrange an arrangement with the point of improving Nigeria Power gracefully. 

Nine days in the wake of coming back from Germany, it was made open that Kyari tried positive for COVID-19. He was being overseen in Abuja and was later transferred to a private wellbeing office in Lagos state for better treatment. 

He in the long run lost the fight to COVID-19 on the seventeenth of April and was buried in Abuja the next day, as per Islamic rituals. Kyari until his demise was alluded to by numerous individuals as Nigeria defacto President, it was, in this way, a nothing unexpected that his passing was an inconsiderate stun to the Presidency. 

May their soul rest in impeccable harmony

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