His death was announced on Twitter by his former colleague, Senator Ben Bruce -Murray on Saturday.
Bruce Murray said: “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.”
Kashamu who represented Ogun East Senatorial District from 2015-2019, contracted coronavirus and had been battling for survival.
A source told our correspondent that the politician cum businessman had been hospitalised at First Cardiologist Hospital, Lagos in the last few days.
He was said to have tested positive for the virus and that his condition became critical due to underlying ailments he is suffering from.
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