Suleiman Adamu

Suleiman Adamu (died April 30, 2020) was a Nigerian politician. He was serving as a member of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, representing Nasarawa Central constituency, at the time of his death due to COVID-19 in April 2020.[1][2]

DeathEdit

Suleiman Adamu died from COVID-19 at Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, on April 30, 2020.[1] He was buried on May 1 in his hometown, Nasarawa.[3] His test results, which were not completed until after he died, confirmed COVID-19.[3][4]

Adamu was the first recorded fatality from coronavirus disease 2019 in Nasarawa State during the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.[1]

In response to his death, the state government closed the Nasarawa State House of Assembly building for decontamination and imposed a lockdown on Suleiman Adamu's hometown of Nasarawa to slow the spread of COVID-19.[3][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Nasarawa Assembly member died of COVID-19 ― Gov Sule". Vanguard (Nigeria). 2020-05-03. Archived from the original on 2020-05-04. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  2. ^ "Members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly". Government of Nasarawa State. Archived from the original on 2020-05-05. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  3. ^ a b c Nseyen, Nsikak (2020-05-03). "Lawmaker, Suleiman Adamu died of COVID-19 – Nasarawa govt reveals". Daily Post (Nigeria). Archived from the original on 2020-05-05. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  4. ^ Published. "Nasarawa Assembly loses member". Punch Newspapers. Retrieved 2020-05-26.
  5. ^ Hamza Muhammad, Ibraheem (2020-05-03). "Nasarawa imposes total lockdown over rise in COVID-19 cases". Daily Trust. Archived from the original on 2020-05-05. Retrieved 2020-05-05.