Cross River lawmaker, Godwin Akwaji, dies of COVID-19

Cross River lawmaker, Godwin Akwaji, dies of COVID-19

Cross River lawmaker, Godwin Akwaji, dies of COVID-19

According to reports, Godwin Akwaji died at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) isolation centre around 12:30 pm on Thursday.

According to a family source, the lawmaker also exhibited fatigue, fever, cough, breathlessness, as he was been treated for malaria and pneumonia with no improvement.

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Reacting to his death in a post on Facebook, Diana Mary Nsan wrote;

“My brother-in-law nursed him for the last two weeks up until yesterday.

“The government needs to tell us what killed him. He died at the isolation centre I suppose, so we still need to know the facts. My inlaw is self-isolating.”

Also reacting to the incident, Ebriku John Friday on Facebook said, “Black Thursday as Cross River loses Assembly member, Hon Godwin Akwaji.

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“May his kind soul rest in peace.”

Cross River is the only state where any case of COVID-19 has not been confirmed in the country.

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