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Another Nigerian, Dr Adedeji, killed by coronavirus in UK

Dr Edmond Adefolu Adedeji

Another Nigerian born and a doctor in the United Kingdom Dr Edmond Adedeji has died at the intensive care unit of Great Western Hospital in Swindon, Wiltshire after testing positive for coronavirus

Great Western Hospital in Swindon, Wiltshire, described the 62-year-old as a “respected and well-liked member of the team”.

Dr Edmond Adefolu Adedeji
Late Dr Edmond Adefolu Adedeji

The father-of-three had worked as a locum registrar in the Emergency Department of the Great Western Hospital since last August. 

According to his family he died doing a job he loved, serving others before himself.

The family said: “We as a family are grateful to God for the life of Dr Edmond Adefolu Adedeji.

“He died doing a job he loved, serving others before himself.

“We would like to thank the staff and his colleagues for looking after him during his final days. He leaves behind a wife, three children and three grandchildren.”

Kevin McNamara, chief executive of the local NHS trust, said Dr Adedeji was “a respected and well-liked member of the team”.

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“On behalf of the whole Trust, I would like to extend our sincere condolences to Edmond’s family,” he said.

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