The chairman of the defunct Sosoliso Airlines, Victor Ikwuemesi, has died of coronavirus in London, a close friend of the family has revealed on Tuesday, April 14.
Nigerian reports that Ikwuemesi was admitted in a London hospital for an undisclosed illness, and later tested positive for coronavirus in the hospital.
We convened that a close friend of the deceased’s son recognized as Ikechi Uko confirmed the death of the businessman. He narrated the death of the airline chief as very sad.
A family source said Ikwuemesi was in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on oxygen since he appeared in a hospital in London, The Nation reports.
The source said: “But, when the oxygen was removed for him to eat he couldn’t breathe on his own. So they put him on a ventilator and he died shortly after.”