The Deputy Vice-chancellor ( DVC) Administration of the Benue State University( BSU) Professor Godwin Achinge has reportedly died from COVID-19 complications.
This is coming less than 24 hours that Governor Samuel Ortom revealed that he had contracted the deadly virus.
The doctor, who was also the Vice-chairman, Benue State Emergency Committee on COVID 19, reportedly died in Jos Plateau state on Sunday.
Governor Ortom had at a press conference yesterday disclosed that his wife, Eunice Ortom, Professor Achinge, were also infected with the dreaded virus.
His death filtered into the state on Saturday after it was reported that he was on admitted and undergoing treatment in Jos.
Although it has not been confirmed if the prof died from COVID-19 complication, the news sent shock waves into the spines of many, especially the COVID 19 Committee and Benue State University Community.
Condolence messages have begun to pour in on his Facebook page, with many describing him as a perfect gentleman and easy-going, who is instrumental to the success of the fight against the spread of COVID 19 in Benue state.
Some have been weeping profusely over his death, saying he usually treats many patients as a medical doctor, free of charge.