An American citizen who was invited to Nigeria by her young Nigerian lover, has died of suspected Covid19 complications in Delta State, SaharaReporters reports.
The lady who arrived the country on March 3, died yesterday, Sunday May 10, after manifesting symptoms of the virus and was rushed to a private hospital at Osubi, Orerokpe under Okpe Local Government Area of the state.
According to a security official attached to a police station in the area, the young man and the white lady had been lodged at a hotel in Osubi town since she came into the Nigeria.
“The young man and the American white lady lodged in a hotel in Osubi where they spent some weeks. The white lady fell sick and she began to manifest some symptoms of COVID-19, especially severe coughing. At this stage, her lover rushed her to a private clinic in Osubi but she gave up the ghost this morning.
Immediately she died at the hospital, her Nigerian lover carried her corpse in a Venza car to the Orerokpe Police Division and he was arrested by the police. While still at the station, a doctor was brought and took samples from the corpse for test.” the security guard said.