The Commissioner of Health in Ondo State Dr. Wahab Adegbenro, is dead.
He is reported to have died of COVID-19 after being sick for some days.
Adegbenro died at a treatment centre for the coronavirus disease in Akure, the state capital on Thursday.
The state governor Rotimi Akeredolu announced on Tuesday that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and ordered his entire cabinet to get tested for the virus.
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He has since been in isolation and according to him, has remained asymptomatic.
Ondo has recorded 65 cases of COVID-19 in the last two days and has a total of 325 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease.