Former Oyo State governor, Aare Isiaka Ajimobi is dead according to The Street Journal.
He governed Oyo state from 2011 to 2019.
According to reports, the former Governor died at the age of 70.
He fell ill after testing positive to Covid 19 and was reported to be in very critical condition.
He was the immediate past governor of Oyo State before he was appointed by Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the Deputy National Chairman (South-West) of APC.
He was just been appointed as the acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) following the court of appeal judgment that reaffirmed the suspension of Adams Oshiomohle as the APC’s National Chairman.
Read the statement by the APC confirming Ajimobi’s appointment below;
”The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress has received the news indicating the Appeal Court has upheld the suspension of the Party’s National Chairman,Comrade Adams Oshiomhole by an FCT High Court pending the determination of the substantive suit.
Guided by advice from the Party’s legal department in line with the provisions of Section 14.2. (iii) of the Party’s constitution, the Deputy National Chairman (South), Sen. Abiola Ajimobi will serve as the Party’s Acting National Chairman.
According to Section 14.2. (iii),of the APC constitution, the Deputy National Chairman, North/South “Shall act as the National Chairman in the absence of the National Chairman from his zone”.