Borno Lawmaker: death suspected to be from COVID-19

The member representing Bayo Constituency at the Borno State Legislature has died on Tuesday 5th May 2020.

He died at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital on Tuesday evening.

he was initially denied a bed space on the suspicion that he may be infected by the COVID-19. While the hospital management initially insisted that there was no space to admit in the hospital, the family of the dead lawmaker prevailed on the management of the hospital to admit him.

After his death, samples have been collected for testing to determine whether the death was a result of the COVID-19. At the time of this report it was not clear what the cause of the death was.

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