The former Managing Director of PPMC, Suleiman Achimugu has died overnight over Coronavirus. He is the first casualty in Nigeria.
He returned from the United Kingdom two weeks ago, started exhibiting symptoms on Tuesday, the family reported to NCDC.
They came to the house, and took his blood sample, after which they never got back to the family. As of yesterday afternoon, he was coughing severely.
So they called NCDC to inquire about his result, it turned out positive. They picked him up and rush him to Gwagwalada. He died at 2am this morning.
His family are currently under quarantine in their house, the NDCD will handle the burial.