A Nigerian doctor, Chugbo Emeka, has sadly passed away after contracting covid-19 from a patient in Lagos.
Until his death,Chugbo Emeka was a private medical practitioner at Lagos University Teaching Hospital isolation ward. He died in the early hours of April 16th 2020.
Announcing his death via Twitter, the Nigeria Medical Association Lagos state chapter, wrote;
”NMA LAGOS regrets to announce the death of Dr. Chugbo Emeka at the LUTH isolation ward. He died on 15/04/2020.He was a Private Medical Practitioner who was exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19. We condole with his family and d medical community for this painful loss. NMA Lagos”
May his soul rest in peace.