The usually active President has been out of the media space for about a month with rumors that he was receiving treatment from COVID-19 related illness. Finally, the dead rumor has been confirmed by the state through a televised address by Vice President Samia Suluhu.
BREAKING: #Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli is dead. Vice President @SuluhuSamia has just announced he died of heart attack at hospital in Dar es Salaam where he was admitted on March 6. pic.twitter.com/A9ZFLwcoPn
— Saddick Adams (@SaddickAdams) March 17, 2021
The Vice President announced on national television that President John Pombe Magufuli has died of heart attack after he was admitted at the hospital.