COVID19: Another doctor dies in the UK after he lost the fight to virus


Another Nigerian doctor in the United Kingdom Edmond Adefolu Adedeji has died from the novel coronavirus.

Adedeji worked at the locum registrar in the Emergency Department of the Hospital in 2019, he had earlier worked for London’s St Mary’s Accident and Emergency for years.

Prior to his sudden demise, Dr. Adedeji worked at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon he was aged 62.

Tributes has continued to pour in for the departed expert.

His family in a tribute made available to ITV said: ‘He died doing a job he loved.

“We as a family are grateful to God for the life of Dr Edmond Adefolu Adedeji.

“He died doing a job he loved, serving others before himself. We would like to thank the staff and his colleagues for looking after him during his final days.

“He leaves behind a wife, three children and three grandchildren.”

Great Western Hospital also mourned the doctor in a condolence message:

“On behalf of the whole Trust, I would like to extend our sincere condolences to Edmond’s family. Our thoughts are with them, and his friends and colleagues at the Trust.”