A popular road transporter in Lagos, Augustine Ilodibe Jnr. is dead.
42-yr-old Ilodibe allegedly died of COVID-19 complications in Lagos, on Monday, January 4.
A family member, Obinna Ilodibe, announced the passing away of Augustine, saying,
“With great sadness, we announce the passing unto glory of our dear son, husband, father, brother and uncle, Ekene Dili Chukwu Augustine Chukwunonso Ilodibe (Junior), who died this morning from complications of COVID-19 in Lagos.
“We pray that his soul rests in peace and the Lord comfort his family and all of us he left behind.
“In consideration of the current pandemic, we kindly ask that you respect and maintain safety protocols through calls and messages to the family rather than physical visits.”
The late Ilodibe was until his death, the first son of Chief Augustine Ekene Dili Chukwu Ilodibe, who inherited his father’s transport business in 2017.
CompassNG gathered that two other yet-to-be identified victims have also died of the novel disease in Lagos.