Former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, as soon as revealed that he has at all times instructed God he desires to die on the age of 70.
Ajimobi said this throughout an interview with Splash FM some weeks earlier than he was hospitalized.
Ajimobi, who spoke in Yoruba language throughout the interview, stated his father died two months earlier than he clocked the age of 70.
The 2-term governor and former senator, nevertheless, succumbed to demise at this time on the age of 70.
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Ajimobi stated: “I do inform God it’s sufficient as soon as I clock the age of 70.
“My dad died with simply two months to clock 70. So, I at all times say If I might make it to 70, then it’s sufficient. However once I was shut and experiencing the goodness of life, I instructed God 70 is just too small.”
Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi was born on the 16th of December 1949.
He was previously the Managing Director/Chief Government Officer of the Nationwide Oil and Chemical Advertising and marketing Firm a subsidiary of Shell Petroleum, Nigeria.
He left the oil sector in 2002 after 26 years and was elected in 2003 as a Senator of the Republic of Nigeria representing Oyo South Senatorial District on the platform of the Alliance for Democracy (AD).
After one time period within the senate, he contested in 2007 for the governorship of Oyo state below the banner of the All Nigeria Folks’s Get together, a bid which he misplaced.
He recontested once more within the April 2011 elections below the Motion Congress of Nigeria and was elected Governor of Oyo State in a intently contested vote.