By Adeola Oladele, Ibadan
A Second Republic Governor in Oyo State, Dr Omololu Olunloyo who is currently down with serious health challenges was said to be in need of financial and medical assistance from all well meaning Nigerians to salvage his health.
According to a source who spoke with WESTERNPOST under the condition of anonymity, Dr Olunloyo was left languishing in pains and of health challenges because of paucity of fund to purchase drugs.
“We should salvage his health now and do what is necessary. He needs medical urgent medical attention. We should not wait till this walking encyclopedia dies,” he added.
As at the time of filing this report, the source could not ascertain the nature of his health challenge, just as he said efforts were ongoing to reach out to prominent Ibadan indigenes for necessary assistance.
However in a telephone conversation with the Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Media and Strategy, Mr Yomi Layinka, he said Governor Ajimobi, has over the years been responsible for the care of the former governor, while adding that all necessary things would be put in place to ensure that adequate attention is paid to the ex-governor.
Dr Olunloyo, born in 1935, is a Mathematician who became the governor in Oyo State in 1983, holding the office briefly until the military regime of Muhammadu Buhari took over power in 1983.