By Francis Dugbe
Following a story published in one of the national dailies that Coronavirus killed a Nigerian, identified as Mr. Simeon Oboba in an undisclosed London hospital at the early hours of on Sunday 12th April, 2020, Mr. Amos Agberia, a close friend of the diseased has refuted the story, saying the Late Simeon Oboba died of kidney and respiratory problems and not Coronavirus as reported.
In a chat with journalists yesterday, Agberia said it was not even Mrs. Angela Orugbo who made the disclosure but it was merely shared to a WhatsApp group.
He said, Oboba until his death, suffered from kidney, heart and respiratory problems since last year December until he died last Sunday, 12, 2020.
Agberia said Oboba died on Sunday morning in an undisclosed London health facility from kidney, heart and respiratory problems since December last year and had been in and out of the hospital until he recently died. He should be 57 years old by July this year. He is married with three children”, he said.