The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Taraba state Chapter, Pastor Peter Gambo is dead.
He died in the early hours of Wednesday at the state’s Specialist hospital in Jalingo, the state capital.
The State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Innocent Vakkai who confirmed the death while briefing journalists in his office said that, contrary to some erroneous media reports, Gambo died of diabetes and not COVID-19.
He said that though Pastor Peter Gambo had been on admission at the state’s Specialist Hospital Jalingo, he was tested of COVID-19 and his result came back negative.
Our correspondent reports that late Pastor Peter Gambo, until his death, was serving his second term as the state NLC Chairman.