Nigerian student dies of coronavirus weeks before graduation - News Summed Up

Nigerian student dies of coronavirus weeks before graduation


Sodiq OyelekeWeeks before he was set to graduate at the Western Michigan University, a Nigerian-America student, Bassey Offiong, died from coronavirus after being refused a test several times in Michigan. The PUNCH gathered that the deceased is a 25-year-old college student studying Chemical Engineering at the Michigan-based university. A relative to the deceased told The PUNCH that he tested positive for coronavirus on Friday. Offiong’s cousin, Rosalyn Afiong, added that the student died on Sunday, describing the deceased as a “shining light.”“My dear sweet cousin, this is unreal. According to his sister, Offiong was refused testing several times despite showing symptoms of the deadly virus.


Source: Punch March 31, 2020 08:37 UTC



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