A Nigerian identified as Hajia Laila Abubakar Ali has reportedly died of coronavirus in the United States.
Her demise was disclosed on Thursday, March 26, by the spokesman to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state, Salihu Yakasai.
Yakasai took to Twitter and wrote:
“An indigne of Kano living in America by the name Hajia Laila Abubakar Ali has died of Covid-19. The 60yr old died yday after being infected. She was the elder sister to the Perm Sec of Ministry of Religious Affairs Kano. May her soul rest in peace.”
He warned people to stay at home to avoid contracting the disease.