BREAKING: Prominent Nigerian Senator Dies at 62

Former Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State and former member of the National Assembly, Senator Buruji Kashamu is dead.

His death was announced on Twitter by his former colleague, Senator Ben Bruce-Murray on Saturday.

Bruce Murray said: “I have just lost my good friend of forever to #COVID 19.. Until his death, Sen. Buruji Kashamu and I were inseparable. He died today at First Cardiology Consultants, in Lagos. May his gentle soul rest in peace. I pray his family and loved ones the fortitude to bear this heavy loss.”

Dele Momodu also tweeted:

The Street Reporters Newspaper gathered that there was anxiety on Saturday over the health condition of the Senator who represented Ogun East Senatorial District from 2015-2019,.
He was said to have contracted coronavirus and had been battling for survival.

A source disclosed that the politician cum businessman had been hospitalised at First Cardiologist Hospital, Lagos in the last few days.

He was said to have tested positive for the virus and that his condition became critical due to underlying ailments he is suffering from before his death.

Family sources are yet to speak on the incident.

Buruji Kashamu was born on May 19, 1958  and died August 8, 2020 at the age of 62

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