The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday (today) announced the first death in the country caused by coronavirus.
The deceased is a 67-year-old man, Suleiman Achimugu, who returned to Nigeria following medical treatment in the United Kingdom.
He was said to be a former Managing Director of the Pipeline Products Marketing Company, PPMC.
NCDC said he had underlying medical conditions – multiple myeloma and diabetes and was undergoing chemotherapy.
Meanwhile, a total of 35 cases have been confirmed in six states – Lagos, FCT, Ogun, Oyo, Ekiti, and Edo.