The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has disclosed the former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajumobi, died of COVID-19 complications. He is a graduate of the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University); University of Lagos; and University of California, Los Angeles, USA, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. Oyo State Commissioner for Health , Dr. Basiru Bello has charged public health workers in the state to be passionate at improving the health status of patients and be alive to their responsibilities at all times. He was said to have driven himself to a hospital about two weeks ago where he was attended to and advised to have full rest at home. He died on Thursday morning, according to a government source. Find below the Commissioners’ names and portfolios: […] Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has assigned portfolios for the 14 commissioners screened and cleared by the Oyo State House of Assembly recently. Dr . He may resign his appointment today to enable him contest the 2019 governorship primaries on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo is the Attorney General of Oyo State and Commissioner for Justice. He hails from Ibadan South East Local Government, Oyo State. Oyo State health commissioner, Dr Azeez Adeduntan, is serious with his governorship ambition. Basiru gave the charge at the maiden edition of public lecture series organised by the Oyo State […] Dr Bashir Bello, the state’s Commissioner for Health, said this on Thursday while updating newsmen in Ibadan on coronavirus in Nigeria. The Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Bashiru Bello said the claim could not be immediately established […] The Commissioner pointed out that since December19, 2019 when CoronaVirus was first discovered in China, Oyo state on its part has been putting all necessary measures in place to curtail spread of the disease. Prof Yinusa Olalekan, Commissioner for Economy Planning and Budget Mr. Adeleke Yekini Adedayo, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters Hon Oladoyin Olayinka Folorunso, Commissioner for Education; Dr. Isamotu Rafiu Olasunkanmi, Commissioner for Health; Barr Olaboopo Olubukola Rihanat, Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs The Commissioner for Health in a tweet posted on Friday, June 26 said Ajimobi died at the First Cardiologist Consultant, a private COVID-19 approved care facility in the state. The Oyo State Commissioner for Environment, Mr Kehinde Ayoola, is dead. Close associates of the Ibadan-born politician said he has packed all his personal effects from his office. Prof. The Oyo State Government has countered an Unconfirmed report indicating that the outbreak of a strange sickness which killed 11 persons in the Lagelu Local Government is cholera as the symptoms closely compare with the deadly disease. Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Commissioner for Health in Oyo State, Dr Bashir Bello, has assured the state is ready to curtail and contain the spread of Coronavirus in the state. The Oyo State government, on Thursday, allayed the fears of residents of the state on the Corona Virus pandemic, declaring that there is no confirmed case of the disease in the state yet. The inauguration of the commissioner was held on Thursday, at the Exco Chambers of the Governor’s office, Agodi Secretariat, Ibadan, the state capital. The Oyo State Government says it has not recorded a confirmed case of coronavirus in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Bashir Bello, who made the disclosure at a press conference held at the Agodi Secretariat, maintained that following the confirmed cases of the virus in neighbouring states, all facilities in the state are on high alert and that resources have been deployed to facilities in case of unforeseen circumstances. He declared that as at present, the state government has placed all its medical personels on alert in case of any eventuality.