Cross River Lawmaker Dies After Showing COVID-19 Symptoms
Godwin Akwaji, the lawmaker representing Obudu constituency at the Cross River state house of assembly has died at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) isolation centre after showng symptoms of Coronavirus.
The lawmaker who was said to be diabetic also exhibited fatigue, fever, cough, breathlessness.
Prior to his death, the lawmaker was treated for malaria and pneumonia with no improvement.
It was also reported that some persons who visited the lawmaker at the hospital are already showing symptoms of the disease.
Till now, Cross River State is the only Nigerian state yet to declare a confirmed case of Coronavirus.