The management of Fresh FM has explained its station manager in Ekiti State, David Ajiboye, died of COVID-19 complications.
Late Ajiboye died on Sunday in a hospital in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
A statement signed by Samson Akindele, on behalf of the management, explained the body samples of late Ajiboye obtained from a private hospital in Ibadan, confirmed he tested positive for COVID-19.
Ajiboye was said to have coughed all through the week and complained of chest pain before his demise.
“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 management stated it had commenced contact-tracing in collaboration with COVID-19 Task Forces in Ekiti and Oyo respectively.
Also, staff, morgue attendants, members of his immediate and extended family who visited late Ajiboye at the hospital before his death have been subjected to testing.