Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has mourned the passage of former Senator Buruji Kashamu.
Kashamu died of complications from coronavirus disease at the First Cardiology Consultants, Lagos on Saturday, August 8.
Abiodun in a statement released in Abeokuta by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, described Kashamu’s passage as one death too many and a devastating blow to the nation’s political family generally.
The statement read, “I received the sad news of the passing of Senator Buruji Kashamu today, 8 August, 2020, with a deep pain and grief that words cannot capture. On behalf of my family, the Government and the good people of Ogun State, I convey our deepest condolences.
“His demise further diminishes the tribe of my close political associates. He was a large-hearted politician and courageous fighter for whatever cause he believed in.”