COVID-19: PACAC member dies as Nigeria reports 749 new cases

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The news publication noted that though Boss Mustapha, the chairman presidential task force on COVID-19, stated that a good friend of the government passed away at 6:30 pm, however, he did not state if itโ€™s Odekunle.

Femi Odekunle, a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) headed by Itse Sagay has died from COVID-19.

NoRM reports that Odekunle a professor of law died on Tuesday evening, December 29, at the COVID-19 isolation center in Gwagalada, Abuja.

Mustapha, the secretary to the government of the federation speaking at the PTF on COVID-19, said discussions were ongoing to help the deceased before news of his death broke.

Meanwhile, It was reported that 2 doctors in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja died from the novel coronavirus disease.

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This was disclosed in a statement issued on Tuesday, December 29, by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA).

According to Anthony Ogunleye, chief press secretary to the FCT minister, 2 weeks ago a female doctor at Gwarimpa General hospital died, while a private medical doctor passed away last week.

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