Shabnum Sadiq Biography – Wiki
Shabnum Sadiq was a mother of 5 children, who have died after contracting coronavirus during a visit to Pakistan. She was a Councillors for Labour party in Slough Borough. She was battling to breathe on a ventilator for 24 days before she died 6 March 2020. Ms Sadiq was elected to Wexham Lea ward in May 2016.
Shabnum Sadiq has died at the age of 39.
Husband and Children
She was the of miracle quadruplets. Shabnum is survived by her husband and five children. Her children name is Maheen, Zareen, Haider and Zayan who are now 13 years old.
On June 26 2006, Shabnum gave birth to quadruplets by planned Caesarean section, beating 729,000-to-one odds to produce naturally conceived quads. The surprising news came despite a polycystic ovary syndrome diagnosis leaving her fearing she might not even be able to have any more children.
But she has beaten odds of 729,000 to one to produce naturally conceived quads. Shabnum had been elected to the Wexham Lea ward in May 2016, serving on various council committees. The 39-year-old had also been a lead member for education and children’s services in Slough, Berkshire.
Councillor James Swindlehurst, leader of the council, said: ‘This is very shocking for all of us and our thoughts are with her family and friends.
‘Shabnum was a dedicated councillor and despite only being in her first term, she had made a contribution far beyond the years she’d spent in the council chamber.
‘We worked together closely and personally I will miss her very deeply. This is a significant loss for the council and the town but is nothing compared to the loss of her family, close friends and community are feeling right now.
Death Cause (COVID-19)
She has died after testing positive for coronavirus. Councillor Sadiq was on a trip to Pakistan when she fell ill with COVID-19 and died on Monday (April 6) following complications from the virus. She served as a Labour councillor and colleagues have been lining up to pay tribute to her.