Senator Buruji Kashamu has died of COVID-19 complications, according to sources close to him.
Confirming his death Saturday, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce said he has lost a very good friend of forever to COVID-19.
Bruce through his verified twitter handle announced the painful exist of his friend saying : “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”.
Kashamu, was said to have died as a result of multiple organ failure, after contracting COVID-19.
The former lawmaker was moved to First Cardiology hospital after his health condition worsened following his bout with COVID-19.
A graduate of the University of Lagos, Kashamu represented Ogun East Senatorial district in the 8th National Assembly.
He was the governorship candidate of the PDP in Ogun State in the 2019 general elections.