Tears as 58-Year-Old Senator Gbenga Aluko Dies after Collapsing in Abuja Office

Tears as 58-Year-Old Senator Gbenga Aluko Dies after Collapsing in Abuja Office

  • A former senator from Ekiti state, Gbenga Aluko, has died in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, at the age of 58
  • Aluko reportedly collapsed in his office on Saturday, November 20, and was swiftly taken to a hospital where he died
  • The deceased was also a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti in 2018

FCT, Abuja - Gbenga Aluko, a former senator from Ekiti state in the southwest, has been reported dead.

According to Television Continental (TVC), the politician died on Saturday evening, November 20, after he collapsed in his office in Abuja.

Gbenga Aluko: Former Senator Dies after Collapsing in Abuja Office
A former governorship aspirant in Ekiti state, Senator Gbenga Aluko, dies at 58. Photo credit: Jide Ojaomo, Prince Alabi Olagoke
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Aluko was reportedly taken to a hospital where he died. He was said to have not shown any sign of illness before his death.

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It was gathered that Aluko, aged 58, was the son of renowned economist, the late Sam Aluko.

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He was a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti in 2018, The Cable also reported.

Aluko was a member of the National Assembly from 1999 to 2003 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Delta state ex-commissioner Kenneth Okpara is dead

Meanwhile, Delta state former commissioner for economic planning and finance and 2023 governorship hopeful, Kenneth Okpara, is dead.

Okpara, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was said to have battled with an unknown illness for the past three years.

He was said to have died in the early hours of Friday, November 19 in an undisclosed hospital.

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Late Sani Dangote was a brother, friend and collaborator, says Osinbajo

In a related development, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has said the late Alhaji Sani Dangote, the younger brother to Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, was not only a brother and friend but also a collaborator in some of the decisions taken by the Buhari administration.

Professor Osinbajo stated this on Wednesday, November 17 in Kano during a condolence visit to the families of Dangote and Dantata over the passing of their son, brother, husband, and father.

Reacting to the vice president's visit to the commercial city, the Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero said the presence of Osinbajo shows that the vice president loves Kano state.

Source: Legit

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