The Ogun State governorship candidate of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Prof. David Bamgbose is dead.
Bamgbose, who was the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the 2015 election in Ogun state.
He emerged the governorship candidate of PRP last Saturday after dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over an alleged injustice by the leadership of the party.
Bamgbose died at the Lantoro hospital after a brief illness on Friday morning at the age of 54.
Confirming his demise to journalists, his personal assistant and Asst. senior pastor of Peace and Love Church, Mr Oduntan Olayemi said he had complained of tiredness a day earlier, and was taken to hospital around Olomore, where be was referred to Federal Medical Central, (FMC), Abeokuta.
He was then admitted at Lantoro where he was given oxygen till today (Friday).
“He complained of tiredness on yesterday (Thursday) and we decided to take him to an 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 administer 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 that he has passed on”, Olayemi narrated.
Prof. Bamgbose is survived by his wife, Mary Bamgbose and six children.