Olusegun Ariyo

Former Ogun East Lawmaker and Lagos socialite, Senator Buruji Kashamu who died in the early hours of today will be buried in his home town of ijebu Igbo, Ogun state, tomorrow Sunday, his spoken Autin Oniyokor has said.

The 62-year-old former senator represented Ogun East Senatorial District between 2015 and 2019, would be buried according to Islamic rites by 12 pm.

The spokesman in a statement said Kashamu died in a private hospital in Lagos at the age of 62 after a brief illness.

The statement read in part, “The Shodipe Kashamu family of Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State, has announced the death of the patriarch of the family, Senator Buruji Kashamu.

“Kashamu, 62, died today (Saturday) at a private hospital in Lagos, after a brief illness.

“His remains will be interred by 12 noon tomorrow, Sunday, August 9, 2020, in his Ijebu-Igbo country home, in accordance with Islamic rites.”

Senator Kashamu, Urban Express-News learnt died of COVID-19 at the cardiology hospital in Lagos, these disclosures were made by his friend, Senator Ben Murray Bruce in a tweet.

The hospital is the same facility where a former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi and presidential chief of staff died.

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