Chief of Staff To Kwara Gov. Adisa Logun Dies Of Covid-19 Complications

Chief of Staff To Kwara Gov. Adisa Logun Dies Of Covid-19 Complications

Oluwapelumi Fasoyin


The Chief of Staff to the Kwara State Governor, Alh. Adisa Logun is dead.

His death was confirmed by the Special Assistant, New Media to Kwara State Governor, Mr. Fafoluyi Olayinka via his verified twitter account.

He tweeted "BREAKING: Kwara State Chief Of Staff, Aminu Adisa Logun Is Dead.

"Indeed, death is the next thing after birth.

"Black Tuesday here in Kwara."

The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, also confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday.

He revealed that Logun, aged 73, died in the evening from complications related to coronavirus (COVID-19).

“With total submission to the will of the Almighty Allah, we wish to announce the passing of the Chief of Staff to the Governor of Kwara State Aminu Adisa Logun (mni).

“Logun, an industrialist, a public intellectual, and an elder statesman, died Tuesday evening of complications from COVID-19. He died only a few hours after the test of his result returned positive,” the governor’s aide said.

He added, “The entire government and the people of Kwara State have lost an outstanding public servant who diligently served the state at various times, including as Chief of Staff to the Governor from June 7, 2019 until he returned to his Lord.”

According to Ajakaye, Governor Abdulrahman has declared a seven-day mourning in the state in honour of the late Chief of Staff.

He said the governor has also commiserated with the family of Logun and the entire Ilorin Emirate for the loss.

“We pray the Almighty Allah to grant him Al-Jannah Firdaus and give the family the fortitude to bear the huge loss.

“Details about his janazah will be made public by the family and the government in due course,” Ajakaye stated

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