The Chairman of Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, Mr Babatunde Oke, is dead, 9news Nigeria reports.
Oke, who is serving his second term in the council died early Wednesday, 12 August, 2020 from complications arising from COVID-19.
Sources said that Oke, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been sick for sometime but recovered, only for the sickness to relapsed late last week due to the stress he went through during the last Sallah break where he was reported to have exposed himself again.
He was rushed to an unnamed hospital on Friday where he eventually died this morning.
He did a lot of awareness on COVID-19 in the council during his lifetime, according to residents in the council.