Late Ken Saro Wiwa’s son dies of Coronavirus in London
By Bisi Ajeigbe
One of the children of murdered Ogoni environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, Menegian, has died of Coronavirus in London.
She died today after weeks of battling the deadly virus, Irohinoodua heard.
50-year old Menegian died in a London Hospital. Officials said he had underlying health conditions before contracting COVID-19.
Noo Saro-Wiwa, the sister of the diseased announced the sad event on her Facebook Page on Thursday.
Noo deseibed him as a “kind and beautiful soul, always wanting the best for his family, always praying for our future success while being eternally optimistic about his own.”
She said further “And, of course, always loving his music. He leaves a wonderful son, Louis.
(Menegian Saro-Wiwa, 1970-2020)”
According to reports, about 100,000 coronavirus cases and 13,000 deaths have been reported in London, which is one of the countries most hit by the virus.
Ken Saro Wiwa was murdered by the military junta in November 1995 following his global and local campaign for environmental justice in the oil rich Niger-Delta region
Ken Saro-Wiwa was a Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist, and winner of the Right Livelihood Award for “exemplary courage in striving non-violently for civil, economic and environmental rights” and the Goldman Environmental Prize.