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Monday, 11 February 2013
How retired banker died watching Nigeria vs Burkina Faso
A retired banker, Felix Bassey, 65, died, Sunday, while watching the finals of the just-concludedAfrica Cup of Nation (AFCON) game at which Nigeria defeated Burkina Faso, 1-0.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered from a reliable source at The Eko Hospital, Ikeja, that the deceased was believed to have died of a heart-related ailment while watching the match at his residence in Akute area of Lagos.
Bassey, slumped during the match was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead by doctors on duty.
The source, who pleaded anonymity, told NAN that a member of the family confirmed that late Bassey had been hypertensive, prior to his death. “The wife, one of the matrons in the hospital, happened to be on night duty when Bassey was rushed to the hospital,’’ it said.
Meanwhile, the remains of late Bassey had since been deposited at the hospital morgue.