By Bukola Olasanmi
A Nigerian and an indigene of Kano Hajia Laila Abubakar Ali who is living in the United States has reportedly died of coronavirus.
The death of the 60-year-old woman was revealed by Salihu Yakasai, spokesman to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state, early Thursday.
Yakasai said the deceased was the elder sister to the permanent secretary of Kano state’s Ministry of Religious Affairs.
He said via his twitter handle, “An indigene of Kano living in America by the name Hajia Laila Abubakar Ali has died of Covid-19. The 60yr old died yesterday after being infected. She was the elder sister to the Perm Sec of Ministry of Religious Affairs Kano. May her soul rest in peace.”