Sosoliso Airlines chairman Victor Ikwuemesi dies of COVID-19 in London
The chairman of the defunct Sosoliso Airlines, Victor Ikwuemesi, has died of coronavirus in London, a close friend of the family has disclosed on Tuesday, April 14.
Nigerian Tribune reports that Ikwuemesi was admitted in a London hospital for an undisclosed illness, and later tested positive for coronavirus in the hospital.
We gathered that a close friend of the deceased’s son identified as Ikechi Uko confirmed the death of the businessman. He described the death of the airline chief as very sad.
A family source said Ikwuemesi was in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on oxygen since he arrived 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.”