Banker dies after COVID-19 vaccination in Delta


A banker  in Delta State, Mike Ajibike, has reportedly died after  taking the COVID-19 vaccination.

Ajibike was said to have taken the vaccine alongside other staff members of the Uzoro branch of the bank on September 10, but he took ill thereafter.

A family member said he was taken to the Central Hospital, Warri, where he gave up the ghost.

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The deceased was said to be among those who were recently called to the bar and was already pursuing his Master of Law before his demise.

A source close to the family said, “Mike Ajibike became ill after taking the COVID-19 vaccine which the office arranged for all its workers on September 10, 2021, and was admitted to the hospital on September 11.

“He was in the hospital till September 22 when he died. The vaccine was given to him in the office alongside other colleagues of his in the Zenith Bank Plc. He took the COVID-19 vaccine in the office a few weeks ago and thereafter started complaining of not feeling well. We quickly took him to the Central Hospital, Warri and he never recovered.”

Ajibike hailed from Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

He was said to be in his forties and is survived by his wife, children and mother.