‘We have lost a friend’: Ondo Gov Akeredolu mourns Health Commissioner


Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has described the death of the State’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro as a painful loss. Dr Adegbenro died on Thursday and was, before his death, in the forefront of the State’s battles against the ravaging pandemic.

While reacting to the demise of the Ondo State Health Commissioner, Governor Akeredolu in a video on his Facebook page said Dr Adegbenro was a “dependable ally.” “Dr Wahab Adegbenro, the Honourable Commissioner for Health was a reliable colleague and compatriot,” he said. “A great General in the forefront of our battles against COVID-19.

According to the Ondo leader, “His calmness and dedication towards caring for everybody was loved by all. He will be sorely missed. My heartfelt condolences to his family, especially his wife who is a big cheerleader of this administration.”

The governor revealed that he is still in isolation after he contracted COVID-19 and wished the family of the late fortitude to bear the loss.


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