Dapo Abiodun, the governor of Ogun State has reacted to the death of Senator Buruj Kashamu, who died this evening after a battle with the deadly virus, COVID-19.
In a statement made available to benconews, Abiodun described Kashamu’s death as a “national loss,” adding that both him and his “close political associates have lost an integral part and indeed one of the State’s most reputable and daring philanthropists”.
The statement reads thus:
“The death of Senator Buruji Kashamu hit the depth of my being when I received the unfortunate news just now.
“This occurrence brings upon me the reality that Nigeria, Ogun State and my circle of close political associates have lost an integral part and indeed one of the State’s most reputable and daring philanthropists.
“I, alongside others whom my late friend has left in this sinful world, will continue to reserve that place of respect, recognition and service for this patriot.
“I personally wish for the late Senator, Allah’s Aljanah Firdaus, while on behalf of my family, the Government and People of Ogun State, I express our deepest condolences to his family on this devastating national loss.”