- The wife of late APC chieftain, Lanre Razak, has reacted to her husband's cause of death
- Mrs. Jumoke Razak revealed that her husband died of natural cause as he had been sick for a while
- The APC chieftain died at the age of 74 after a brief illness in a Lagos hospital
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The wife of late All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Mrs. Jumoke Razak, has said that her husband Lanre Razak did not die of COVID-19 as it has been speculated in some quarters.
Mrs. Razak speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, August 17, in Epe, Lagos state, revealed that the late APC chieftain's death was natural, adding that he had been sick for some time.
Speaking further she noted that Razak's death showed that it was time for him to answer his maker's call.
She went on to say that though her husband was responding to treatment following his admission at Reddington hospital in Lagos, he suddenly passed away.
The widow disclosed that her husband was not isolated and that was receiving treatment as a normal sick patient.
She urged the general public to desist from spreading rumour of her husband passing away from COVID-19 or not.
Legit.ng recalls that the APC chieftain who is a member of the Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) died at the age of 74 after a brief illness on Saturday, August 15, at a hospital in Lagos.
The Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu expressed sadness over Razak's death in a condolence message.
The governor described Razak’s death as a rude shock, adding that the deceased was a great politician, a strong party man, and an advocate of masses oriented programmes.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Babatunde Oke, the council chairman of the Onigbongbo local government area in Lagos, has been reported dead after going through complications from coronavirus.
Reports have it that Oke died on Wednesday, August 12, at St. Nicholas Hospital on Lagos Island, PM News reports. Before he was moved to the hospital, the two-term council chairman was receiving treatment at the Gbagada isolation centre.
Until his death in the early hours of Wednesday, Oke was a staunch member of the APC in the state.
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