Ondo Commissioner for Health, Wahab Adegbenro dies of COVID-19

Ondo Commissioner for Health, Wahab Adegbenro dies of COVID-19

The commissioner for health in Ondo State, Wahab Adegbenro, announced dead.

Multiple sources in the government house, Mr. Adegbenro died at the state’s infectious disease hospital on Thursday.

“He died this morning at the state infectious disease hospital where he was receiving treatment,”

one of the sources who did not want his name on print said.

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The senior special assistant to the governor on special duties, Odebowale Oladoyin also confirmed the death of Mr. Adegbenro.

He was silent on whether he died of COVID-19 complications.

This is coming two days after the state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, tested positive for the deadly disease.

He had since ordered his cabinet members to go for a compulsory test.

Brief Profile

The late health commissioner was born on June 5, 1955, at Ilara-mokin in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State where he had his primary education.

He later attended Oyemekun Grammar School, Akure between 1962 and 1967,

before proceeding to the University of Benin, in Edo to bag Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B; B.S).

He was a member of the Nigeria Medical Association; a member of the Association of General and

Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria; Associate Member, Royal College of General Practitioners of London; and a member of Nigeria Guild of Medical Directors.

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