Zamfra State Loses Emir Alhaji Mohammed Asha To COVID -19 Related Complications

By The Nigeria Voice
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Alhaji Mohammed Asha, The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State is reportedly dead in COVID-19 isolation centre in the early hours of Sunday.

According to report, The Emir who had been in isolation for the past three days on suspicion of being infected with the novel COVID-19 died on Sunday while his test result is still being awaited.

Even though his sample sent to Abuja is yet to be confirmed, it is believed, Asha died of complications from COVID-19.

The deceased was in isolation at the Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital in Gusau, the capital.

The Publicity Secretary for the Control and Prevention of COVID-19 in the state, Alhaji Mustafa Jafaru Kaura , said burial of the Emir would await officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).