Pastor Okotie a senior pastor with High Impact Christian Centre, in Sapele, Delta State, Pastor Wilson Okotie, has reportedly lost his life to coronavirus.
In a report monitored by the Vanguard, the late senior pastor Okotie, was said to have been rushed to a private hospital, in Sapele, on Thursday of last week, against the protocols of COVID-19, after showing symptoms of the dreaded pandemic virus.
Unfortunately, Pastor Okotie lost the battle to save his life, as he was pronounced dead at 6.40pm, on Friday, at the private hospital, Treasurehold Specialist Hospital along Ugbeyiyi road in Sapele, Delta state, where he was said to have been secretly admitted and being treated, in defiance to the protocols of COVID-19.
Reports have it that tofficials of the Delta State Ministry of Health, from Asaba, have shut down the hospital, following information that the medical facility was managing two COVID-19 patients.
The ambulance that came to the hospital to evacuate the remains of late Pastor Okotie was attacked by people believed to be relatives of the clergyman.
It will be recalled that Federal Ministry of Health has warned severally against the treatment of COVID-19 related issues by private medical facilities in the country.