Dr. Wahab Adegbenro, the Commissioner for Health of Ondo State has died. He is said to have died of complications arising from COVID-19 infection.

Wahab Oluropo Adegbenro was born on  June 5, 1955 at Ilara-Mokin in the Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State.

He held a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B. B.S) degree and was a member of the Nigerian Medical Association and the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria. He was also an associate member of the Royal College of General Practitioners of London and a member of the Nigerian Guild of Medical Directors.

Adegbenro was Vice Chairman, Ondo State Committee on Sports for the Disabled from 1997 to 1999 and later  Chairman of the Committee from 1999 to 2002.  He was  Director, Ondo State Waste Management Board from 1999 to 2002 before he was appointed as the state’s Commissioner for Culture and Tourism and later,Health.