- Dr Val, a Nigerian doctor who aspired to be a great surgeon, has died of coronavirus
- The young surgeon was one of those that treated wounded protesters during the EndSARS protest
- He was working towards becoming one of the greatest surgeons of all time but death cut-short his life
Dr Val, a Nigerian surgeon who treated wounded protesters during the EndSARS protest, has lost his life to the deadly coronavirus.
Legit.ng notes that the young Nigerian man aspired to be a great surgeon but death cut-short his life.
He had vowed to train himself as an athlete and perform surgery effortlessly in a short period of time.
A Twitter user with the handle @Comradextian1 shared the news of Dr Val's death and a video of the latter attending to a wounded protester on the social media site.
"My friend and brother Dr. Val... Helping out during the end sars protest... But it's so so sad Dr. Val is gone."
Dr Val had tweeted about his aspiration on his Twitter page in August.
“I’m gonna be an awesome mad ass Surgeon.. I’m gonna train myself like an athlete.. Train myself to beat record time. Do surgery effortlessly in minimal time spent. My skills would be second to none with 99% success rate. This on God I promise.. So help me God.”
In other news, following the EndSARS protest that rocked the country, the federal government has claimed that the risk of a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria is high.
This was disclosed on Monday, October 26, by Boss Mustapha, chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
“Also, the large gatherings witnessed during the protests and during the break-ins at various warehouses, homes and looting of stores put us at a great risk of resurgence of the virus."
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