Former Lagos Governorship Aspirant, Kitoye Branco-Rhodes, Dies Of COVID-19

Former Lagos Governorship Aspirant, Kitoye Branco-Rhodes, Dies Of COVID-19

 

 

 

 

 

Lagos socialite and former governorship aspirant in Lagos, Kitoye Branco-Rhodes has reportedly died from COVID-19 complications on Friday in Lagos.

Glamtush gathered that he died months after he lost his sister to the virus in London.

He was aged 57.

The reality of his sudden death has not sunk in for many of his friends and family members as they converge at his house for a condolence visit.

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Kitoye Branco-Rhodes was a businessman, energy expert and economist. He was a member of the opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and contested the gubernatorial elections in Lagos State in 1997 and 2003. His father is late Chief Olayinka Rhodes, the Baamofin of Lagos and Baagbimo of Ile-Ife and Chief (Mrs) Elizabeth Abimbola Rhodes (Nee DaSilva, one-time Iyalode of Lagos.)

He was married to Laolu, the daughter of late Dr. Tunji Braithwaite, and they are blessed with children.