Umar Audi, a lawmaker at the Borno state House of Assembly, is reportedly dead
Audi, who represented Bayo constituency, died shortly after being admitted to the hospital
The lawmaker’s sample has been sent to NCDC to ascertain if his death is Covid-19 related
Barely a week after the death of Shehu of Bama, Borno state has lost one of its lawmakers, Umar Audi, who represented Bayo constituency at the state House of Assembly.
Audi was reported to have passed away on Tuesday evening, May 5, at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, The Cable reports.
Leakblast.com gathers that the lawmaker was initially rejected because there was no bed space as the health workers claimed the only available space was for any emergency that is childbirth related.
He was later admitted after his family member prevailed over the matter but he gave up shortly after he was admitted for treatment.
“He died shortly after they admitted him. His sample has been sent to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control to certify if the death has anything to do with COVID-19,” the source said.
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