- Alhaji Abdukadir Inuwa has passed away
- The late politician gave up the ghost on Monday after a brief illness
- Abdukadir was the immediate past national vice-chair of the ruling party
The political fraternity of All Progressive Congress (APC) has been plunged into mourning following the death of Alhaji Inuwa Abdukadir.
Abdukadir, who passed away on Monday, July 6, was the immediate past national vice-chairman (northwest) of the ruling party.
Although his death is not confirmed whether it is connected with Covid-19 or not, multiple sources stated that the APC leader was sick in the early hours of Monday and later gave up the ghost.
"Yes he was sick and he died in the early hours of today," a source declared in what confirmed the death of Inuwa who was a member of the recently dissolved national working committee of the ruling party.
In related news, Legit.ng reported that Covid-19 took a fatality swipe at the country as three prominent Nigerians were reported to have died on Sunday, July 5, as a result of coronavirus complications.
The three victims are Professor Godwin Achinge, J. Shalanga, and Chief Jide Odekunle who is the immediate past general manager of the Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency (LASIMRA).
According to the Nigerian Tribune, Achinge, who is the vice-chairman of Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19, died on Sunday afternoon at an undisclosed hospital in Jos where he was receiving treatment.
A deputy vice-chancellor of Benue State University, Makurdi, Achinge's Covid-19 status was confirmed by Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state hours before his death.
Shalanga, on the other hands, is the state supervisor of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in Zamfara, supervising the spread and control of the virus in the state.
His death was confirmed by Zamfara state commissioner of health, Alhaji Yahaya Kanoma, who said the NCDC supervisor fell sick and was rushed to Yariman Bakura Specialist hospital Gusau for treatment. He died on the way.
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