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Cross River Lawmaker Dies From COVID-19

Godwin Akwaji, the lawmaker representing Obudu constituency at the Cross River state house of assembly has died at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) isolation centre after showing symptoms of Coronavirus.

Akwaji passed away around 12:30 pm on Thursday June 18, was diabetic and also exhibited fatigue, fever, cough and breathlessness. Prior to his death, the lawmaker was treated for malaria and pneumonia with no improvement. According to reports,  some persons who visited the lawmaker at the hospital are already showing symptoms of COVID-19.

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