The Ogun State governorship candidate of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) Prof. David Bamgbose has died.
His death, at age 54, came just six days after was announced the party candidate.
Bamgbose is understood to have died at the Sacred Heart Hospital, Lantoro, Abeokuta, after a brief illness on Friday morning
Bamgbose’s death was confirmed by his Personal Assistant and Assistant Senior Pastor of Peace and Love Church, Mr Oduntan Olayemi, confirmed.
He 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 was then admitted at Lantoro where he was given oxygen till today (Friday).
“He complained of tiredness on yesterday and we decided to take him to a hospital around Olomore. We were referred to 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 given 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 when he has passed on,” Olayemi narrated.
Prof. Bamgbose is survived by his wife, Mary Bamgbose, and six children.
Bamgbose had recently dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over allegation of taking away the PDP Ogun West Senatorial ticket from him.