Another Nigerian Senator, Buruji Kashamu, Dies of Coronavirus Disease

August 9, 2020
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*Late Senator Buruji Kashamu… died of coronavirus disease

The immediate past senator representing Ogun East in Ogun State, Buruji Kashamu, has died from complications related to coronavirus (COVID-19) at the First Cardiology Consultants in Lagos State.

Buruji, who represented the senatorial district in the 8th National Assembly, was 62 years old.

His death was confirmed in a Facebook post by his former colleague, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce.

Murray-Bruce wrote: “‪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.‬”

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. pic.twitter.com/OJGIt0VK3n

— Ben Murray-Bruce (@benmurraybruce) August 8, 2020
Kashamu was the vice-chairman of the Senate Committee on States and Local Government in the 8th Senate.

He was the Ogun governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election.

*Courtesy: THE WHISTLER

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