Nigeria has reportedly lost another medical doctor, Edmond Adefolu Adedeji, to coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United Kingdom.
POLITICS NIGERIA has understood that Dr. Adedeji is the fourth Nigerian doctor to be confirmed to have died at the frontline of the fight against Coronavirus.
It was gathered that the doctor, aged 62, worked at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon before his death.
The Nigerian doctor is survived by a wife, three children, and three grandchildren.
“He died doing a job he loved.
“We as a family are grateful to God for the life of Dr Edmond Adefolu Adedeji.
“He died doing a job he loved, serving others before himself. We would like to thank the staff and his colleagues for looking after him during his final days,” a tribute from the deceased’s family read.
Great Western Hospital also mourned the doctor in a condolence message to his family.
“On behalf of the whole Trust, I would like to extend our sincere condolences to Edmond’s family. Our thoughts are with them, and his friends and colleagues at the Trust.”