Buruji Kashamu, has died in a Lagos hospital, his friend Ben Murray-Bruce tweeted on Saturday.
Kashamu, who represented Ogun-East senatorial district between 2015 and 2019, died at First Cardiology Consultants, Lagos.
Kashamu, who had diabetes and high blood pressure, was recently admitted at the hospital.
Murray-Bruce wrote on his verified Twitter handle, “I have just lost my good friend of forever to COVID-19. 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.”