Former governor of Oyo State, Dr Victor Omololu Olunloyo has been moved to the Intensive Care Unit of the University College Hospital, Ibadan.
Victor Omololu Olunloyo
The Ex-Governor, who is the father of controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, was said to have been battling undisclosed health issues.
In a statement on Saturday, Olunloyo’s family said the 87-year-old man is in critical condition while calling for prayers amid concerns over his state of health.
The statement reads, “We appreciate the public for the interest shown in the well-being of our father, Chief Dr. Victor Omololu Sowemimo OLUNLOYO (aka VOSO).
“In the tradition of the OLUNLOYO family of Ibadanland, and based on the principles of integrity, inclusion, and openness upon which our revered father VOSO has always stood, we would like to inform the Nigerian public that we would greatly appreciate your prayers for our father who is presently in the ICU at UCH Ibadan.
“As a public figure, we believe that his condition should not be hidden from the Nigerian public who have a right to know about their leaders.
“Please accept our most sincere thanks for your all concern and goodwill. May God Almighty bless you all and our dear country Nigeria.”
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