A former governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Senator Gbenga Aluko is dead.
The Ode Ekiti-born politician was said to have died yesterday evening after he collapsed in his office in Abuja.
Report says he was rushed to a hospital where he eventually gave up the ghost.
One of the aides to the former lawmaker who pleaded anonymity confirmed to Radio Nigeria that Senator Aluko was not sick nor exhibit any symptom of sickness. Another source though alleged that the late political died of a heart attack.
He was the son of the late economist, Professor Sam Aluko and a Governorship Aspirants in the 2018 election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ekiti State.
Senator Gbenga Aluko popularly called “SGA” was a member of the National Assembly between 1999 and 2003 on the platform of the Peoples’ Democratic Party.
Meanwhile, the Ekiti south development agenda, a group in the forefront of making an Ekiti south person become governor in 2022 has described the death of Senator Gbenga Aluko, a former minority leader in the Senate as shocking and devastating.
The group described Aluko as one of the finest from the area saying his positive contribution to the progress of Ekiti state and Ekiti south will be missed.
In a statement by Comrade ldowu Afuye the coordinator of the group he described Aluko, as one of his kinsmen, that Ode Ekiti, and the Ekiti people will greatly miss, praying that God should grant him eternal rest, and grant the family of the deceased the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.