A former Senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu has died after suffering from COVID-19 complications.
His death was announced by Senator Ben Murray Bruce through his Twitter handle on Saturday.
According to Bruce, Kashamu, 62, died at First Cardiology Consultants, in Lagos.
He wrote: “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.”