Coronavirus: PPRO Dolapo Badmos mourns colleague who died of virus

Coronavirus: PPRO Dolapo Badmos mourns colleague who died of virus

- Police PRO Dolapo Badmos, has taken to social media to mourn the death of her colleague

- Identified as Francis Bissong, he was the deputy commissioner of police in Benin, Edo

- Bissong reportedly died after contracting the deadly coronavirus, at age 57

- Badmos described him as a compassionate person who was selfless until his death

The Nigeria Police recently lost Deputy Commissioner of Police, Francis Bissong who was attached to the Zone 5 headquarters in Benin, Edo State, to COVID-19.

Bissong who hailed from Cross River state, was a 57-year-old lawyer serving in the force. According to reports, he died on Tuesday, April 21, before he could get to an isolation centre.

Among those mourning is Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmos. In a recent tweet, she express her hurt at his demise, describing him as a compassionate and selfless man. She shared the tweet on April 24, which was supposed to be his birthday.

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"Today would have marked your birthday but u succumbed. I know by now you must have been telling COVID19 to leave the world since it has taken you. yes I'm sure you must be telling it to take your death as the "sacrifice"! Yes..that's the person you are! So compassionate..RIP sir," she tweeted.

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Only recently, it was a sad day for the Nollywood industry as one of its very own passed on. Veteran actor, Yomi Obileye, reportedly died from an undisclosed ailment.

His death was announced by veteran comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st. The comedian took to his Instagram page on Friday, April 24, 2020, where he announced the passing away of the veteran actor.

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Still on COVID-19 news, a Nigerian health worker identified as @ItsMissisi recently shared her experience with a fellow national who was being treated for the novel coronavirus at the hospital she works.

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According to her tweet, they wanted to extubate him but he was agitated and wasn't speaking English, something the medic explained was as a result of the medical treatment given to him which can cause one to forget their name.

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