Aformer senator from Ekiti State,Gbenga Aluko has been reported dead. According to report, the politician died on Saturday evening, November 20, after he collapsed in his office in Abuja. Aluko was reportedly taken to a hospital where he died. He was said to have not shown any sign of illness before his death.
It was gathered that Aluko, aged 58, was the son of renowned economist, the late Sam Aluko. He was a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti in 2018. Aluko was a member of the National Assembly from 1999 to 2003 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Meanwhile, Delta state former commissioner for economic planning and finance and 2023 governorship hopeful, Kenneth Okpara, is dead. Okpara, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was said to have battled with an unknown illness for the past three years. He was said to have died in the early hours of Friday, November 19 in an undisclosed hospital.