The identities of 13 Nigerians who lost their lives to COVID-19 in the United Kingdom and the United States have been revealed.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) made the revelation in a 55-second video clip shared on Thursday via its Twitter handle.
The video was also shared by the Chairperson of NIDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on her verified Twitter handle.
According to the commission, the breakdown of the figure shows that eight persons died in the UK while five others died in the US.
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that they comprise eight males and five females, including a medical doctor, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, and a clergyman among others.
Today we remember our brothers and sisters in the diaspora who have died from #COVIDー19. You are never forgotten.
— Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (@nidcom_gov) April 9, 2020
May the souls of our brothers and sisters in Diaspora , who lost their lives to Covid 19, RIP. May the Lord heal the world pic.twitter.com/T1Nu77xP3G
— Abike Dabiri-Erewa (@abikedabiri) April 9, 2020
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