Just in: Kogi director slumps, dies in office
– Kogi state deputy director has slumped and died
– Until his death, the deceased, Haruna David was a deputy director in the Kogi ministry of Education
– The deceased hailed from Ogugu, Olamaboro local government of the state
A deputy director in the Kogi ministry of Education, Mr Haruna David, suddenly collapsed and died in his office on Tuesday, June 5. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt in Lokoja that late David collapsed at about 3 p.m.
He was immediately rushed to federal medical centre, Lokoja, where he was pronounced dead by medical officials on duty.
Until his death, he worked in the quality assurance department of the ministry.
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The deceased hailed from Ogugu, Olamaboro local government and was the unit chairman of the ministry’s Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria and Chairman, Lokoja branch of the Ogugu development association.
However, NAN gathered that the deceased was suffering from diabetes. His corpse had been deposited at the morgue of federal medical centre, Lokoja.
The public relations officer of ministry of Education, Alhaji Seidu Adamu, confirmed the incident but refused to comment further.
Meanwhile, had reported that a renewed clash between the Igbirra and Bassa-komu communities in Kogi state in the early hours of Friday, June 1, led to the death of no fewer than five people while several others have reportedly fled the communities.