A former Managing Director of Petroleum Products Marketing Compan, PpMC, Suleiman Achimugu is the first Nigerian who died as a result of Coronavirus.
He is the victim who died over night from Coronavirus. He is the first casualty in Nigeria.
He got back from UK 2 weeks ago and started exhibiting symptoms on Tuesday.
The family reported to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
They came to hsi house and took his blood specimen.
They never got back to the family.
As of yesterday afternoon, he was coughing profusely. So they called the NCDC to inquire about his result.
His result turned out positive.
They picked him up and rushed him to Gwagwalada.
He died at 2 a.m this morning.
His family are currently under quarantine in their house.
The NCDC will handle the burial.