Former General Manager of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Suleiman Achimugu has become the first Nigerian to die from the deadly Coronavirus in the country.
A family member, Abubukar Achimugu, in an announcement, stated that the deceased has since been buried according to Islamic rites.
“He died of COVID 19 on 22/03/2020 some days after he arrived Nigeria from the UK.”
“He was in self isolation upon his return from the UK and personally called NCDC after experiencing some discomfort that are related to COVID 19 symptoms,”.
“He tested positive and was promptly evacuated to the specialist hospital. He died while receiving treatment,”