Nigeria recorded first death caused by coronavirus on Monday.
Nigeria Center for Disease Control has announced and confirmed it on Monday morning.
According to the agency “ The 1st #COVID19 death in Nigeria has been recorded. The case was a 67 year old male who returned home following medical treatment in UK.
“He had underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma and diabetes & was undergoing chemotherapy. Our thoughts arewith his family.
Meanwhile, a family member, Alhaji Kashim Abubakar has named the deceased as Alh sulaiman Achimugu who retired from Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as Group General Manager (GGM).
“Now his household is condoned off and entire family quarantined and the corpse is not likely to be released to us. Let’s put him in our prayers and ask God to send an urgent relief to us”, Abubakar stated.