Former finance ministry director slumps, dies in Abuja club

Former finance ministry director slumps, dies in Abuja club

- A former director at the ministry of finance Emmanuel Ayodele is dead

- Ayodele slumped at the Amity Club in Garki area of Abuja, Nigeria's capital city, where he went to meet some of his friends

- He was immediately rushed to Zankali Hospital in Mabushi area where he finally died on Wednesday, May 31

A former director at the ministry of finance Emmanuel Ayodele is dead.

Ayodele, Punch reports died after he slumped at the Amity Club in Garki area of Abuja, Nigeria's capital city, where he went to meet some of his friends.

NAIJ.com gathered that Ayodele who was 65 years old was an active member of the club where he died.

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He was said to have parked his car outside the club premises and was about gaining entrance into the club when the incident occurred.

Former finance ministry director slumps, dies in Abuja club

Ayodele slumped at the Amity Club in Garki area of Abuja, Nigeria's capital city, where he went to meet some of his friends

Sources said Ayodele was immediately rushed to Zankali Hospital in Mabushi area where he finally died on Wednesday, May 31.

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One of his friends Kazeem Idowu said the former finance director's death is a shock to everyone.

Idowu, the assistant secretary general of Amity Club said his friend was never sick or complained of any form of illness before his death.

“Ayodele’s death was shocking to say the least because he was a very active person and a staunch member of the club; he has held several positions in the club and was well respected by everyone.

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“He was about entering the club when he slumped and was rushed to the hospital but unfortunately, he died. We shall miss him," Idowu said.

However, Ayodele's family could not be reached for comments as his children were said to be outside Nigeria.

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Source: Naij.com

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