Reports from Akure, capital of Ondo State say the Health Commissioner of the Sunshine State, Doctor Wahab Adegbenro has died.
According to Sunshinetruth.com, Dr. Adegbenro died on Thursday, 2 July, 2020.
A family member to the Ondo State Commissioner for health, Dr Wahaab Adegbenro, Rasheed has said the Commissioner operated a patient on Monday at his private hospital, Crown Hospital at Odo Ikoyi on Monday.
“During the operation, he suddenly fainted and he was quickly attended to”, the family source said.
“Since Monday, we noticed he has not been himself not until this afternoon that he came from office unexpected and rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, where he kicked the bucket,” Rasheed who is a close family member said.
Residents were seen mourning over his death as they testified to his good works while alive.
Wahab Oluropo Adegbenro was born on 5th June 1955 at Ilara-mokin in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State. After his elementary education at Muslim Primary School, Ilara-mokin. Between 1962 and 1967, Wahab attended Oyemekun Grammar School, Akure; and the University of Benin, Benin City.
He established Crown Hospital, Akure where he was the Chief Medical Director. Wahab was appointed the Vice-Chairman, Ondo State Committee on Sports for the Disabled from 1997 to 1999; and later chairman of the Committee from 1999 to 2002.
He was a Director, Ondo State Waste Management Board from 1999 to 2002 before he was appointed a Commissioner in Ondo State and was in charge of Culture and Tourism and later the Ministry of Health. Wahab before his death was the Chairman, Ondo State Council of All Progressive Congress (APC) Muslim Members.
He holds the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B; B.S). He was a member of the Nigeria Medical Association; member of the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria; Associate member, Royal College of General Practitioners of London; and member of Nigeria Guild of Medical Directors.