The state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Adegbola Dominic, is dead.
Mr Dominic, a medical doctor, is said to have died of COVID-19-related illness, the publicity secretary of the party in the state, Taofeek Gani, confirmed in a statement Wednesday.
“The Lagos State PDP Chairman, Dr ADEGBOLA DOMINIC, has just died of COVID-19 related ailments,” Mr Gani announced. “The late senior medical practitioner has been an exceptional politician who had deployed much of his hard-earned money into philanthropism. He was the Medical Director of Santa Maria Hospital.
“Dr Dominic was a grassroots politician from the days of Action Group. He had held many political positions, notable amongst being State SDP officer; State Chairman of PAC; National Chairman of APN (Founded by late Jakande); State Chairman of Lagos PDP.
“He had also contested Lagos State governorship under the platform of APGA. He was the Jakande group candidate for the Lagos West senatorial primary of the SDP, a contest between him and Bola Tinubu.
“We condole with his family. All PDP flags In the state shall fly at half-mast. All PDP meetings at this time are to be prayers for him. Burial arrangements shall be as presented by the family.” he added.