The Kwara State Government has announced the death of the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Aminu Adisa Logun, due to complications aggravated by COVID-19 late on Tuesday evening.
In a statement signed by the press secretary to the governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, the late industrialist died a few hours after his COVID-19 test returned positive.
While describing the late CoS as a true patriot who served the state diligently, Ajakaye announced that the State Governor has declared a seven-day mourning in honour of the deceased who served the governor from June 7, 2019, until his death.
“The entire government and the people of Kwara State have lost an outstanding public servant who diligently served the state at various times, including as Chief of Staff to the Governor from June 7, 2019, until he returned to his Lord.
The Governor has declared a seven-day mourning in honour of the late Chief of Staff.
Condoling with the bereaved, the state governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrasak, therefore, prayed Allah to grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss while saying that burial arrangements in accordance with COVID-19 safety measures would soon be made public by the state.
“The Governor commiserates with the family of the late Chief of Staff and the entire Ilorin Emirate for this tragic development.
We pray the Almighty Allah to grant him Al-Jannah Firdaus and give the family the fortitude to bear the huge loss.
Details about his Janazah will be made public by the family and the government in due course.”
As of the time of filing this report, Kwara State has recorded 284 cases of COVID-19 with 161 recoveries and 9 deaths.
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