Senator Buruji Kashamu has died of Covid-19 at First Cardiology Consultants, Lagos State, the same hospital late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari and immediate Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, passed on.
Kashamu, who represented Ogun-East senatorial district between 2015 and 2019 was admitted at the hospital for over a week with report rife that he had underlying health problems in the forms of diabetes and high blood pressure.
His demise was confirmed by a colleague of his in the 8th National Assembly, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, via a tweet.
Bruce wrote on his verified Twitter handle, “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.”