American citizen who was invited to Nigeria by her young Nigerian lover, has died of suspected Covid19 complications in Delta State, SaharaReporters reports.

The lady arrived the country on March 3 but died yesterday, Sunday May 10, after manifesting symptoms of the virus and was rushed to a private hospital at Osubi, Orerokpe under Okpe Local Government Area of the state.

According to a security official attached to a police station in the area, the young man and the white lady had been lodged at a hotel in Osubi town since she came into the Nigeria.

“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.” the security guard was reported to have said.