Former Oyo governor Ajimobi hospitalised with Covid-19, currently in coma

Former Oyo governor Ajimobi hospitalised with Covid-19, currently in coma

- Abiola Ajimobi is currently battling for his life, according to reports

- The former governor is also hooked to a ventilator and in a coma

- According to the report, Ajimobi is being treated at the First Cardiology Consultants Hospital in Ikoyi

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In what will come as a shocking development for many Nigerians, former governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi, is reportedly in a coma.

The former governor who is said to be on a ventilator for some time now is battling for his life having contracted coronavirus, PM News reports.

Ajimobi who is receiving treatment in Lagos at the First Cardiology Consultants Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos is the vice-chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Former Oyo governor Ajimobi hospitalised with covid-19, currently in coma

According to report, Ajimobi is being treated at the First Cardiology Consultants Hospital in Ikoyi. Credit: Twitter
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Legit.ng had reported that Nigerians have been warned that if they continue disregarding safety measures issued by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, there will be an increase in cases of coronavirus which will also lead to numerous deaths.

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The warning was given by medical experts who said it was worrisome that many people are not wearing face masks, maintaining physical and social distancing, and hygiene measures such as hand washing and use of hand sanitisers among others across the country.

According to Dr. Ejike Orji, chairman, Medical Sub-Committee, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Ministerial Expert Advisory Committee on COVID-19, there would be a spike in cases, and the country would be in serious trouble if the violation continued.

Legit.ng had also reported that despite the directives of the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led government lifting ban on the worship centres in Lagos, Muslim leaders in the state have pronounced that mosques must still remain closed.

Lagos is the epidemic centre of coronavirus pandemic with the state having 7,103 cases of Covid-19 which averagely accounted for about 49% of cases in all the 35 states including the FCT.

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Recall that Lagos had lifted the restriction on churches and mosques across the state following the resolution of the federal government which lifted the ban on religious gathering nationwide effective from Monday, June 1.

But contrary to the position of the state government, Sheikh Sulaimon Oluwatoyin Abou-Nolla, Lagos state chief imam, said mosques are not permitted to open.

The Muslim leader made the declaration amid concern raised over the recent government's pronouncement on the worship centres.

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