The Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) Gubernatorial candidate for Ogun State, Prof. David Bamgbose, is dead.
The Press Nigeria reports that Bamgbose died six days after he announced himself as the party’s candidate.
Bamgbose reportedly died at the Sacred Heart hospital, Lantoro, Abeokuta, on Friday morning after a brief illness.
Confirming his death to PUNCH, his personal assistant and Asst. Senior Pastor of Peace and Love Church, Oduntan Olayemi explained that Bamgbose had complained of tiredness a day earlier, and was taken to hospital around Olomore, where he was referred to Federal Medical Central, Abeokuta.
He said the PRP guber candidate was later admitted at Lantoro where he was given oxygen till today (Friday).
Olayemi said: “He complained of tiredness yesterday and we decided to take him to an hospital around Olomore. We were referred to the FMC for further checks
“We opted for the state hospital, Lantoro because of the urgency and he was admitted at the emergency ward where he was administer oxygen till today (Friday).
“I got back to the hospital this morning and I met him breathing too fast and heavy. I was at where I went to get him some prescribed medication that he has passed on.”
The Press Nigeria understands that Prof. Bamgbose is survived by his wife, Mary Bamgbose and six children.