Gbenga Aluko, a former Senator and governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, has passed away on Saturday after slumping in his office in Abuja.
According to TVC, the 58-year-old politician collapsed in his office and was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
It was gathered Gbenga Aluko was neither sick nor exhibited any symptom of being ill prior to his death on Saturday.
The Ode-Ekiti politician, who was the son of a renowned economist, the late Sam Aluko, was born on 20 July 1963.
Aluko was elected Senator for the Ekiti South constituency of Ekiti State at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic, running on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform. He took office on 29 May 1999. He was there till 2003.
The politician in 2018 unsuccessfully contested the governorship ticket on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State.