Abiola Ajimobi, former governor of Oyo state and deputy national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is not dead, his media aide has said.
In a Facebook post on Thursday night, Bolaji Tunji, who also served as Ajimobi’s special adviser on communication and strategy during his second term in office, asked for prayers for his boss.
“Kindly disregard all the rumours, just rumours. In all, we remain prayerful,” he posted on Facebook.
Ajimobi’s reported death has been trending on Twitter.
It was also reported by a number of websites.
However, TheCable understands that he remains in a critical condition, having been on life support at a hospital in Lagos for over a week.
He is believed to be down with COVID-19 and has been in a critical condition because of underlying medical conditions.