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Panic As COVID-19 Kills Council Chairman In Lagos


According to the Vanguard news, it was stated that there was a tragic struck in a very early hours of Wednesday, Chairman of Onigbongbo local concil development area (LCDA) of Lagos state (Mr Babatunde Oke was announced that he died of COVID 19.


It was gathered that Oke, a second-term council boss, who had been sick for a while and recuperating suddenly took ill and was rushed to an undisclosed hospital for treatment. before he gave up the ghost in the early hours Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

According to the reports, Babatunde Oke, who contracted COVID-19 recently, was receiving treatment at the Gbagada Isolation Centre until his case became critical and he had to be moved to St. Nicholas Hospital where he died early this morning. (Wednesday).

The latest death will make it the third casualties of council bosses who died of COVID-19 complications in the state.


A senior official of the council who announced the death, said, “We lost our chairman to the cold hand of death this morning (Wednesday) due to COVID-19 complications. It’s so sad.”

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