The mum of a London bus driver who died from coronavirus after warning his vehicle was not safe has shared his heartbreaking last words.
Emeka Nyack, 36, who drove the number four bus from Blackfriars to Archway, was struck down by the disease and was later killed by it on Saturday.
He had been battling the virus for more than two weeks before it took his life.
His devastated mum, Anne, said that dad-of-one Mr Nyack had stayed at home as much as possible to avoid the disease.
Tragically, she was not allowed to say goodbye to her son as paramedics told her to leave his side when he collapsed.
But, she did recall his last words and said Mr Nyack knew he was going to die.
The 62-year-old told MailOnline: “My son sat on the floor and was in a really bad way.
“He was really scared and breathing fast. I held his head in my hands and he kept asking when the ambulance would be there.
“The last thing he said to me was ‘I’m not going to make it, mum’.”
In a harrowing admission, she added: “Then the medics arrived and they told me to leave the room. That was the last time I saw him.”
He is one of 10 London Transport workers who have lost their lives to the deadly disease, London Mayor Sadiq Khan said.
His mum has since blasted City Hall for failing to give safety equipment to bus drivers and other transport workers who keep the city connected during the virus.
Mr Khan has slammed commuters after bus drivers died from the coronavirus.
The Labour mayor said he is "absolutely devastated" the transport workers died after testing positive for Covid-19.
In a heartfelt tweet on Saturday, he said "lives depended" on people following Government rules to stay at home unless travel was essential.
He said: "I have been clear that our incredible public transport staff – on the buses, tubes, trams and trains – are critical workers, making a heroic effort to allow our NHS staff to save more lives.
"But we need to play our part too and that means fewer Londoners using the public transport network.
"Please follow the rules. Stay at home and do not use public transport unless it is absolutely unavoidable."
The death toll in the UK has since risen to 6,227, according to the latest figures on Tuesday.