Feni AL president Akramuzzaman passes away

Publish: 4:37 PM, June 28, 2020 | Update: 4:37:PM, June 28, 2020

DHAKA, – Feni district Awami League (AL) president and senior lawyer Akramuzzaman died of COVID-19 infection while undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) here early this morning.

He was 75.

Akramuzzaman breathed his last around 5.30am at the hospital, said his family sources here today.

Firstly, he had been taking treatment at home after suffering from fever and coughing since June 15. Later he was admitted to the CMH on June 19 following he felt breathing problem.

He was undergoing treatment at hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU). Then he was kept on ventilator support for last two days when his respiratory complications became acute.

Earlier, he was found coronavirus negative during first time test of sample, but later he was found infected with the deadly virus in second time test.

He will be buried at family graveyard in his village home of Motori union under Feni Sadar upazila following his namaj-e-Janaza after Asar prayers on Monday, said former district Awami League office secretary Shahid Khondoker. Akramuzzaman, also Feni diabetic association president and former Feni district lawyers’ association president, is survived by wife, two sons, a daughter as well as a host of relatives and admirers.

Feni-2 constituency lawmaker and district Awami League general secretary Nizam Uddin Hazari expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Akramuzzaman.