A former General Manager of the Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency, Jide Odekunle, has passed away.
He died at the Onikan Isolation Centre, where he was being treated for COVID-19.
Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Drainage, Joe Igbokwe confirmed the news.
Igbokwe wrote: “I am diminished once again as a mortal as my successor at LASIMRA, Jide Odekunle, dies of COVID-19 complications at the Onikan Isolation Centre in Lagos. May his soul rest in perfect peace.”
The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu also confirmed the news via his Facebook account.
The deceased worked as Sales Director at Ceragon Networks and was also the Chief Marketing Officer at Nera Microwave, before his appointment as LASMIRA boss under the Akinwunmi Ambode administration.
He was until his death the Bobagunwa of Egbaland.