Mr Dauda Mohammed, aged 38,
after a protracted illness.
Present NANS president, Comrade Chinonso Obasi, said Mohammed died on Sunday en route India for his medical appointment.
Mohammed departed Abuja for India on Sept. 30 to receive treatment for liver cirrhosis.
Obasi said that the email sent to him by Artemis Group of Hospitals, Delhi, India indicated that Mohammed passed on five minutes before landing at Delhi Airport.
He said that the email indicated that the hospital would conduct an autopsy on Oct.3 after which his remains would be released for transportation back to Nigeria.
We declare on month mourning and national action against cancer as we pray God to console his family.
“We also declare a national action against cancer and appeal the governments at all levels to be more proactive on issues pertaining to the health of citizens.
“Medical facilities in Nigeria should be standardized to enable our medical personnel handle complex forms of sicknesses,’’ Obasi said.
The Niger State Government has since released N14 million to foot the medical bill after an appeal by NANS.
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