Senator Buruji Kashamu, who represented Ogun East in the 8th National Assembly, is dead. He was aged 62.
He died on Saturday in a Lagos hospital where he had been receiving treatment. He was said to have died of COVID-19 complications.
His death was announced by one of his former colleagues in the 8th National Assembly, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, through his verified twitter handle.
“I have just lost my good friend of forever to #COVID19. 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,” Senator Murray-Bruce wrote.