The news of the death of Ovajimo was announced by Suleiman Haruna, Director of Information in the Office of the First Lady, on his Facebook page.
Details of the incident were not disclosed in the brief message.
Haruna, who described the deceased in glowing language, said that he would be greatly missed.
“Today, we lost Mohammed Yusuf Ovajimo a professional photographer of the First Lady of Nigeria.
“He is an accomplished professional with loads of skill and great human relations.
“He will be greatly missed. May his soul rest in perfect peace.”