Late Emeka, London bus driver told mum

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Emeka, his partner, Tamara Carrick and their son Makiah, centre, in London.

The grieving mother of Emeka, a London bus driver who died of coronavirus has revealed that her son’s heartbreaking final words were ‘I’m not going to make it, mum.’ 

Emeka Nyack, 36, who drove the number four bus from Blackfriars to Archway, succumbed to the disease on Saturday after fighting it for more than two weeks. 

His mother, Anne, told MailOnline that Mr Nyack, a father-of-one, had stayed at home as much as possible to try to avoid coronavirus, and was worried about the lack of protection he was given while driving. 

Mrs Nyack was unable to say goodbye to her son as paramedics ordered her to leave the room when he collapsed. But she recalled that her distressed son’s last words showed that he knew he was going to die.

Describing his tragic final moments, Mrs Nyack said: ‘My son sat on the floor and was in a really bad way. 

‘He was really scared and breathing fast. I held his…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper