The Project Manager for the ongoing Tamale International Airport expansion project by Quiroz Galvao construction firm, Mr. Reubens Claudio is reportedly dead, officials told Ultimate News on Wednesday.
According to Ultimate News sources, Mr. Reubens aged 38, was found breathless in his bedroom at the airport on Sunday morning and was rushed to the Tamale Teaching Hospital where he was confirmed dead.
The Administrative and Financial Manager of the Brazilian company, Faical Fawaz Dallal who confirmed the sad incident said the late Manager suffered gastric complications sometime back but was treated.
According to him, the Manager had occasionally complained of the sickness.
‘He passed away. He felt very bad and according to the doctors is gastric problem…Since that long time he has complained sometimes. He likes private; he was friendly like a brother, always we being together,’ he explained.
Dallal said an autopsy report conducted has been presented to officials of the construction firm and would be made available to the family of the deceased.
The incident, Ultimate News gathered has halted work on the expansion project because field engineers especially Brazilian Nationals were yet to recover from the shock and grief.
Ultimate News’ Eliasu Tanko reports that the mortal remains have been flown from the Tamale Teaching hospital to the 37 military hospital, expected to be airlifted to Brazil for burial.
Mr. Reubens Claudio left behind a wife and two children.