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68-year-old Nigerian doctor dies of COVID-19 in UK

68-year-old Nigerian doctor dies of COVID-19 in UK
March 31
14:01 2020

Alfa Sa’adu, a doctor of Nigerian origin who lives in the United Kingdom, has died of the coronavirus.

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Sa’adu, 68, who is also the galadima of Pategi in Kwara state, died of complications from the disease on Tuesday.

Aisha Ahman-Pategi, Kwara state commissioner for chieftaincy affairs, confirmed his demise to TheCable.

Until his demise, Sa’adu worked at Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust.

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He is the second reported Nigerian to die of the virus on foreign soil.

Bassey Offiong, a student of Western Michigan University in the US, died of COVID-19 on Saturday in the US.

As of Tuesday, Nigeria has 135 confirmed coronavirus cases.

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