by Hauwa Gambo
In more sad news, the third person has now died of Ebola in Nigeria.
The Economic Community of West African States [ECOWAS] today announced that one of its staff, Jatto Abdulqudir died of the virus. He joins Patrick Sawyer who was Nigeria’s first confirmed carrier, and one of the nurses who treated him at the Obalende-based First Consultant Hospital, in Lagos.
“The ECOWAS Commission announces with deep regret the passing of a staff member of its Lagos Liaison Office, Mr. Jatto Asihu Abdulqudir, aged 36,” said the statement. “Mr. Abdulqudir, a Protocol Assistant, was among those who assisted the Liberian delegate to a regional meeting Mr. Patrick Sawyer, who died from the Ebola Virus Disease at a Lagos hospital on 25th July 2014. Mr. Abdulqudir had been under quarantine following that sad incident.”
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