The Commissioner for Health in Plateau state, Dr Nimkong Lar, on Thursday, showed that the late chairman of the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the state, Mr Ezekiel Mandyau died of COVID-19 complications.
The Commissioner who spoke with our Correspondent in Jos on Thursday said that check consequences carried out on the previous council chairman after his dying confirmed him outstanding for the disease.
The Commissioner said “We performed a test after his dying and at the same time as the end result got here out, it became positive. That is what passed off and we’ve got already communicated the test effects to the family”.
According to our reporter the deceased council chairman died on the Jos University Teaching Hospital remaining Thursday at the age of 52
His loss of lifestyles turned into confirmed by manner of the Leader of Barkin Ladi Legislative Council, Mr. Pam Chollom Dung.
Dung had said, ” It’s true, we were with him in the morning and he emerge as additionally with some people inside the afternoon and there has been no problem.
“Later, we heard that they took him to the hospital best for us to pay attention this nighttime that he has passed on. It’s in reality sad”
It changed into learnt that the stays of the late council chairman have been laid to rest on Thursday at Barki Ladi community consistent with COVID-19 protocol.