Social distancing guidelines were not followed during the burial ceremony of Ondo state’s former commissioner for health, Wahab Adegbenro, who died of COVID-19.
Adegbenro died of COVID-19 at the state infectious disease hospital in Akure on Thursday July 2, 2020. He was 65 years old.
According to a government official who spoke with SaharaReporters, Mr Adegbenro died on Thursday after he was rushed to a hospital in Owo after contracting Coronavirus.
The source said;
“The Commissioner died at the Federal Medical Centre in Owo and this has just thrown the entire cabinet into chaos.
“He died of COVID-19 because he had contracted the virus earlier and was taking drugs at his own comfort being a medical doctor.”
Wahab Adegbenro, was buried earlier today July 3rd, 2020, however a major highlight of the event was violation of the social distancing rule as advised by health authorities to curb the spread of Coronavirus.
See photos from his burial below;