The Taraba state Chairman of Nigerian Labour Congress ( NLC) Comrade Peter Gambo is dead.
Gambo died in the early hours of Wednesday at the Specialist hospital Jalingo.
Dr Innocent Vakkai state Commissioner of Health who confirmed the death to The Nation on Wednesday disclosed that, contrary to speculations by a section of the media , Gambo died of diabetes and not COVID-19.
“I want to place on record that the NLC Chairman who passed on in the early hours of this morning at Jalingo specialists hospital is not a victim of Covid-19,” he said.
The commissioner said that though Gambo had been on admission at the state’s Specialists hospital Jalingo, he was tested of COVID-19 and his result came back negative.
Gambo, until his death, was serving his second term as NLC chairman, Taraba State.