The Commissioner for Health in Ondo State, Wahab Adegbenro, has died from COVID-19 complications.
It was gathered that Mr Adegbenro died on Thursday morning at the state’s infectious disease hospital where he was receiving treatment.
The Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Special Duties, Odebowale Oladoyin, confirmed the death but was silent on the cause.
Ivotesng reports that the state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, recently announced he had tested positive for the deadly disease, and is currently in self-isolation.
The governor has since ordered his cabinet members to go for compulsory test.