- Tuesday, July 7, was indeed a sad day for the Kwara state government
- This is because the government lost the governor's chief of staff, Alhaji Aminu Adisa Logun, on the same day
- The sad news was disclosed by Governor Abdulrazaq's special assistant on new media, Fafoluyi Olayinka
Alhaji Adisa Logun, the chief of staff to Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara state, was reported dead on Tuesday, July 7, amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
Logun's sudden death was announced and confirmed by the special assistant to Governor Abdulrazaq on new media, Fafoluyi Olayinka, The Nation reports.
Speaking of Logun's death, Olayinka said: “Kwara State Chief of Staff, Aminu Adisa Logun is dead. Indeed, death is the next thing after birth. Black Tuesday here in Kwara.”
Moreover, according to AIT Live, the chief press secretary to the governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, revealed that Logun died of complications from coronavirus.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the Osun state government had announced the death of Jare Adebisi, the deputy chief of staff to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola.
Legit.ng gathered that the announcement was made on Saturday, June 13 in a statement which was also tweeted by the government's official Twitter handle.
According to the statement released by Governor Oyetola's chief press secretary, Ismail Omipidan, Adebisi died after a brief illness.
The statement denied rumours that Adebisi may have died of coronavirus, saying the late politician died after a brief illness.
Governor Oyetola, who sent a message to the deceased's family, described his demise as a personal loss to him and his administration in Osun because of his dependability and efficiency in executing in his duties.
The late politician worked as assistant chief of staff and adviser in the Governor’s Office under Rauf Aregbesola.
He held a masters degree in Law and was working on his doctorate programme, also in Law, before his death.
In a similar but unrelated case, Legit.ng reported days ago that the Delta state government of Ifeanyi Okowa was tragically plunged into mourning after the death of one of the state commissioners, Hon. Joyce Overah.
Overah, until his death, was the commissioner on the board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC).
The commissioner was said to have passed away on Tuesday afternoon, June 9, in Sapele. He represented Sapele, Okpe and Ethiope West local government areas on the DESOPADEC board.
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