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Coronavirus: Kwara records another death, as Gov Abdulrazaq mourns ex-commissioner

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Coronavirus: Kwara records another death, as Gov Abdulrazaq mourns ex-commissioner

Kwara State government on Friday, announced the death of one more COVID-19 patient.

This brings the death toll resulting from the virus to 15 since its outbreak in the state.

A statement by the spokesman of the state COVID-19 technical committee in Ilorin, Rafiu Ajakaye announced the death.

He disclosed that 449 is now the number of active cases, with 707 confirmed cases, while 244 patients have been discharged after testing negative twice.

In another development, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on Thursday, expressed shock over the death of a former Commissioner of the Federal Character Commission, FCC, and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state, Dr Femi Ogunsola.

In a condolence message governor Abdulrazaq said, ” This is a tragic development and a sad moment for us.

“He was a community leader, a role model to several people from his community and beyond and an intellectual who served the state at different times.”

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The governor added that the role of the late party chieftain as a political moderate and grassroots politician, will be sorely missed.

He commiserated with the Ogunsolas’ and the entire Babanloma community of Kwara State and prayed Almighty God to grant him rest and give the family the fortitude to bear the huge loss.

DAILY POST reports that late Ogunsola, who also served in different capacities under former Governor Bukola Saraki’s government between 2007 and 2008 died in Abuja on Thursday, though the cause of his death is yet known.

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