The Federal Government of Nigeria has released a list of Nigerians who died of coronavirus abroad since the outbreak started some 4 months ago, The PUNCH reports.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, made this known on Thursday evening through a video containing the names, pictures, and countries of residence of the departed fellow countrymen/women.
In the video posted on her verified Twitter handle, 13 Nigerians abroad have, so far, died of the novel virus.
Of the 13 countrypersons, 8 died in the United Kingdom while 5 died in the United States.
The 55-second clip listed the departed souls in the UK as Dr Alfa Sa’adu, Carol Jamabo, Dr Kole Abayomi, Bode Ajanlekoko, Adeola Onasanya, Ugochukwu Erondu, Chidinma Olajide, and Mmaete Greg.
Bassey Offiong, Caleb Anya, Akeem Adagun, Laila Abubakar and Patricia Imobhio were profiled to have died of the infection in America.
Dabiri-Erewa prayed that the souls of the departed ones find repose.
“May the souls of our brothers and sisters in Diaspora, who lost their lives to COVID-19, rest in peace. May the Lord heal the world,” she tweeted. Read Here
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