Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, 73, fainted and collapsed at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Igbotako, Ondo State on Tuesday during the 70th birthday thanksgiving service of Olu Bajowa.
Bajowa, former Commandant, Command and Staff College, Jaji, retired as Major General in 1980.
In the congregation was Governor Olusegun Mimiko, who directed Health Commissioner B. Olatunbosun and his personal physician, C. Adegbule, to attend to Obasanjo.
his balance, fainted, and fell on the bench in the front row.
The fainting, was caused by stomach ache and acute pain.
He was taken to the home of Bajowa, who looked worried over the health of his visiting former senior officer.
Obasanjo later rejoined the other worshipers in the church. He appeared woozy, but managed to stay till the end of the service before returning home in Abeokuta.
Other dignitaries at the service included former Governor Olusegun Agagu, Adeyinka Adebayo, and Akin Aduwo.