Save Austin Fair Yudala banner
Health minister dies after marathon race

By News Express on 08/10/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 998

•Late Tunisia’s health minister Slim Chaker
•Late Tunisia’s health minister Slim Chaker

Tunisia’s health minister died of a heart attack on Sunday after taking part in a charity marathon to help battle cancer, officials said.

Slim Chaker, 56, fell ill after running some 500 metres (yards) and then making a speech at the start of a race in the coastal town of Nabeul aimed at raising funds to build a clinic for children with cancer, his ministry said.

He died later at a military hospital in Tunis.

“I have lost a brother and a colleague,” Prime Minister Youssef Chahed wrote on Facebook.

“He died doing a noble humanitarian act.”

Local media and internet users in the North African country reacted with sorrow to the passing of Chaker, a former adviser to President Beji Caid Essebsi who only took over the health brief last month.

“He has paid in blood for his patriotic work,” Tunisian magazine Leader wrote on Twitter. (AFP)


 

Source News Express

Posted 08/10/2017 8:46:52 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Businesses face disruptive forces

Delta State Government approves construction of more roads...

Foreign investments in Nigeria assured of protection

Cameroon and Nigeria troops turn the heat on...

British Police kill ex-Premiership star

Residents lament poor condition of major road in...

IGP vows to dismiss unproductive police officers

Osun Govt. tasks citizens, firms on prompt payment...

Who is Nyako Speaking For? By Olusegun Adeniyi...

EFCC constitutes task force on 2013 NEITI Audit...

The Message from Europe, By Olusegun Adeniyi

Senators speed up efforts to amend Code of...

 

Latest News Nigerian professionals unfold plans to create one million jobs Investigation: How Chinese firm is degrading Abia community, officials sexually exploiting female workers Probe reveals N30b oil revenue ‘hidden’ by NNPC Bankers Committee to create 100,000 jobs by first quarter of 2018 Rate of poverty in Alabama (USA) shocking — UN official Ekweremadu, PDP behind Nigeria’s debt profile — VON DG Ijaw, monarch, Edo at war over Okomu land ownership Osun Govt. seeks vacation of court order stopping federal allocation to LGs Oil prices drop on increased US drilling activity Sponsors, investors queue up for One Lagos Fiesta PDP’s umbrella without the South-West will suffer punctures 500 NYSC members get loans to set up businesses

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (300,545 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (285,151 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (230,150 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (193,100 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (183,184 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (169,859 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (147,030 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (132,246 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (130,437 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (118,914 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (115,381 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (111,851 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (33) Business (2,813) Business Verdict (27) Columnists (776) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (193) Entertainment (419) Features (522) Global Business Monitor (192) International (1,685) Interviews (138) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (92) News (30,928) Opinion (844) Pidgin (9) Politics (4,206) Religion (653) Sports (1,379) Stock Watch (25) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN Banner advert

CBN Words on marble

 

 

MOBO Awards

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!