The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has revealed the identities of 13 Nigerians who died of coronavirus (COVID-19).
In a video, the NIDCOM disclosed that the Nigerians were among those who lost their lives to the COVID-19 battle in the United Kingdom and the United States.
The 55-second clip was shared by the commission on Thursday via its Twitter handle.
A breakdown of the figure shows that eight persons died in the UK while five others died in the US.
They comprise eight males and five females, including a medical doctor, Senior Advocate of Nigeria Dr. Kole Abayomi SAN, and a clergyman among others.
The Chairman of NIDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, also shared the video on a verified Twitter handle.
Watch the video below:
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