Lagos PDP chairman Dominic Adegbola dies of Covid-19

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Lagos chapter Dominic Adegbola has died from Covid-19 complications, the party’s publicity secretary said.

Mr Adegbola died at about 3 p.m. on Wednesday, secretary Taofeek Gani said.

Mr Adegbola succeeded Moshood Salvador as the party chairman in the state after the latter defected to the All Progressives Congress in 2018.

A statement by Gani read, “The Lagos State PDP Chairman, Dr ADEGBOLA DOMINIC, has just died of COVID-19 related ailments. The late senior medical practitioner has been an exceptional politician who had deployed much of his hard-earned money into philanthropism. He was the Medical Director of Santa Maria Hospital.

“Dr Dominic was a grassroots politician from the days of Action Group. He had held many political positions, notable amongst being State SDP officer; State Chairman of PAC; National Chairman of APN (Founded by late Jakande); State Chairman of Lagos PDP.

“He had also contested Lagos State governorship under the platform of APGA. He was the Jakande group candidate for the Lagos West senatorial primary of the SDP, a contest between him and Bola Tinubu.”