The health of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State , Abiola Ajimobi, has reportedly worsened , sparking rumours that he might have died .
However , Ajimobi’s spokesman , Bolaji Tunji, told The PUNCH on Thursday evening that his principal is alive .
“I spoke with those around him not long ago and they confirmed to me that he is still alive . Please disregard news of his death as fake news ,” Tunji told The PUNCH .
The former governor , who was named the acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday , had been on quarantine for over two weeks , battling COVID -19 .
Ajimobi, who is 70 -year -old is believed to have an underlying illness which is slowing down his recovery.