Ken Sarowiwa’s Son Dies at 48 by Jessy Samuel Ejah


Menegian, son of the late environmental activist and poet, Ken Saro-Wiwa, has died of coronavirus in Britain.

He died on Monday after being hospitalised following COVID-19 complications.

Noo Saro-Wiwa, sister of the deceased, made this known on Thursday through a Facebook post.

She said her 1970-born brother had underlying health conditions before contracting the lethal virus.

She added that his late brother left a son, Louis.

“We said goodbye to my brother, Gian, on Monday. He had COVID-19 combined with underlying health conditions.

“Gian was the smartest and most talented out of all of us: a champion sprinter at school, a poet, an artist, budding engineer, a self-taught guitarist, and pianist. But mental health issues limited his life from age 16 onwards,” Noo wrote in a Facebook post.

Source: The Observer.


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