former One time Senator,former and top political figure of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the South West, Buruji Kashamu, is dead.
He died few minutes ago at First Cardiology Consultants hospital in Lagos after a long battle with COVID19.
Buruji Kashamu, closest friend and long time political associate, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, announced his death on his verified Facebook page and twitter in his words
“I have just lost my good friend of forever to #COVID19. Until his death, Sen. Buruji Kashamu and I were inseparable. He died today at First Cardiology Consultants, in Lagos.
“May his gentle soul rest in peace. I pray his family and loved ones the fortitude to bear this heavy loss,” Senator Murray-Bruce posted.