Ogun governorship candidate, Prof. Bamgbose dies after dumping PDP

Prof. David Bamgbose, a governorship candidate in Ogun state, Nigeria, has been confirmed dead not long after dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Prof Bamgbose died six days after he was unveiled in Abeokuta as the governorship candidate of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) by the chairman of the party, Mr Samson Ogunsanya.

Bamgbose is survived by his wife, Mary, and six children.

According to Punch, the sad news was confirmed by Bamgbose’s personal assistant, Oduntan Olayemi who was quoted to have said, “He complained of tiredness yesterday and we decided to take him to a hospital around Olomore. We were referred to the 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.”