Monday, June 1, 2020

36 year old Medical doctor dies from COVID-19 in Jigawa

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Jigawa State, on Sunday, confirmed the death of one of its members, Nasir Adam, from coronavirus complications.

The deceased Mr Adam was aged 36. The NMA chairperson in the state, Nura Basirka, told journalists in Dutse that Mr Adam died of acute respiratory disease which was later confirmed as COVID-19 following the outcome of the test result.

“Until his death, Mr Adam was the Medical Officer in the Department of Internal Medicine, Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kudu, Jigawa state, Mr Basirka said.

Late Mr Adam born in Jos, Plateau State, in 1984. He attended primary and secondary schools in Jos and graduated from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in 2012. He did his housemanship at the Federal Medical Centre.

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