A 67-year-old American citizen who came to visit her young Nigerian lover after meeting on the Internet has died of suspected Coronavirus complications in Delta State.
Sources said the lady arrived in Nigeria on March 3 but could not get back to her country due to the restrictions on travel.
She, however, died on Sunday, May 10, after showing symptoms of coronavirus at a private hospital at Osubi, Orerokpe under Okpe Local Government Area.
It was gathered that the young man and the white lady had been lodged at a hotel in Osubi town since she arrived in Nigeria, according to Saharareporters.
According to a security source: “The young man and the American white lady lodged in a hotel in Osubi where they spent some weeks. The white lady fell sick and she began to manifest some symptoms of COVID-19, especially severe coughing. At this stage, her lover rushed her to a private clinic in Osubi but she gave up the ghost this morning.
Immediately she died at the hospital, her Nigerian lover carried her corpse in a Venza car to the Orerokpe Police Division and he was arrested by the police. While still at the station, a doctor was brought and took samples from the corpse for test.”.