Physician to late Chief Moshood Abiola, Dr Ore Falomo, is dead.
Sources at his Maryland, Lagos hospital said he died around 2 am on Saturday after a brief illness.
A renowned doctor, Falomo had as clients many eminent Nigerians, top military leaders, monarchs, businessmen and diplomats.
He was also subjected to a sort of psychological torture by the military, which denied him access to the detained winner of June 12, 1993 presidential poll.
The late Chief Gani Fawehinmi picked quarrel with the distinguished doctor, who was permitted to briefly see Abiola but without any medical tool.
He was a great friend of Abiola, held in esteem by the family.