David Ajiboye, the general manager of Fresh FM in Ado Ekiti and aide of musician Yinka Ayefele, cause of death has been revealed by the management of the radio station.
GLAMSQUADMAGAZINE had reported that Mr. Ajiboye’s death was announced on Sunday evening by Ayefele’s Fresh FM for which he was also director of corporate affairs and communication.
A statement signed by Samson Akindele on behalf of the management on Thursday explained that the body samples of late Ajiboye obtained from a private hospital in Ibadan confirmed he tested positive for COVID-19.
“The real cause of the death has been made known by the Virology Department, University of Ibadan (UI), in the University Teaching Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. Preliminary medical care offered to him at four different private hospitals in Ado-Ekiti did not assuage his conditions, even though the initial COVID-19 test conducted on the samples obtained from him at a government-accredited facility in Ado-Ekiti came out negative.
“To avail him better care and medical services, he arrived in Ibadan on Sunday, August 8, 2021 and was admitted into a private hospital where he gave up the ghost shortly after a new set of medical treatments began,” the statement read.
The management also said that it had commenced contact tracing in collaboration with COVID-19 task forces in Ekiti and Oyo States. Staff, morgue attendants and family members who visited late Ajiboye at the hospital before his death have been subjected to testing.