Okekunle Sunday, Ibadan
The academic, according to a source, died on Sunday afternoon at an undisclosed hospital in Jos, the Plateau State capital.
Yes, we lost Professor Achingi, the deputy chairman of the state action committee on COVID – 19 this ( Sunday) afternoon, ” the member said.
A member of the committee who did not want to be mentioned confirmed his death to Punch correspondent on the phone.
When contacted, the state Commissioner for Information and member of the State Action Committee on COVID -19, Ngunan Addingi, said she was yet to confirm the report from the chairman of the State Action Committee on COVID -19 and deputy governor of the state, Benson Abounu.
Achinge was the vice-chairman of Benue State Action Committee on COVID – 19, had earlier tested positive for coronavirus.