Kwara Chief of Staff Dies of COVID-19 Complications

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Hammed Shittu in Ilorin

The Kwara State Government has confirmed that the late Chief of Staff to the State Governor, Mr. Adisa Aminu Logun, died of COVID-19 complications.

In a statement issued in Ilorin yesterday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Rafiu Ajakaye, said: “Late Loogun died of the complications from COVID-19, only a few hours after the test of his result returned positive”

The statement also said that the governor has declared seven-day mourning in honour of the late Chief of Staff.

The statement reads: “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 yesterday’s evening of complications from COVID-19. He died only a few hours after the test of his result returned positive.

“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.

“The governor has declared seven-day mourning in honour of the late Chief of Staff.

“The governor commiserates with the family of the late Chief of Staff and the entire Ilorin Emirate for this tragic development.

“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.”