The Nigerian government has released the names of citizens who died from Coronavirus (COVID-19) complications in other countries.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) released the list in a video posted on her Twitter page in their honour.
Alongside the video, she wrote, “May the souls of our brothers and sisters in Diaspora , who lost their lives to COVID-19, RIP. May the Lord heal the world
Here are the names of the deceased:
Alfa Sa’adu (United Kingdom)
Carol Jamabo (United Kingdom)
Kole Abayomi, SAN (United Kingdom)
Bode Ajanlekoko (United Kingdom)
Adeola Onasanya (United Kingdom)
Ugochukwu Erondu (United Kingdom)
Chidinma Olajide (United Kingdom)
Bassey Offiong (USA)
Caleb Anya (USA)
Mmaete Greg (USA)
Akeem Adagun (USA)
Laila Abubakar Ali (USA)
Patricia Imobhio (USA)
Meanwhile, the government has directed missions abroad to compile a list of Nigerians willing to return home.
They will be quarantined for fourteen (14) days immediately they arrive Nigeria.
May the souls of our brothers and sisters in Diaspora , who lost their lives to Covid 19, RIP. May the Lord heal the world 🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/T1Nu77xP3G
— Abike Dabiri-Erewa (@abikedabiri) April 9, 2020