An ECOWAS official has died from Ebola in Nigeria, the West African regional bloc said on Tuesday, taking the total number of deaths in the country from the virus to three.
"The ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Commission announces with deep regret the passing of a staff member of its Lagos Liason Office, Mr Jatto Asihu Abdulqudir, aged 36," it said in a statement.
"Mr Abdulqudir, a protocol assistant, was among those who assisted the Liberian delegate to a regional meeting Mr Patrick Sawyer, who died from the Ebola Virus Disease at a Lagos hospital on 25th July 2014."
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