Thursday, October 12, 2023

BREAKING: Gov’ship Candidate of PDP in Abia is Dead

Top Articles

Abdullahi Abubakar
Abdullahi Abubakar
Abdullahi Abubakar is a writer and passionate about journalism; his writings focus on current affairs and politics. He holds a bachelor's degree in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Maiduguri. AFP and Reuters trained him in digital news sourcing and content creation. He also got trained in investigative journalism. Contact: | 07063078745.

Umuahia – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Abia State, Uchenna Ikonne, is dead.

The deceased was a professor and former vice chancellor of the Abia State University Uturu.

Abia PDP governorship candidate is dead
Abia PDP Governorship Candidate is Dead | Photo: Premium Times; Source: UGC

He passed away on Wednesday, 25 January, around 4 a.m. at the National Hospital Abuja.

According to a statement from his first son, Uche-Ikonne Chikezie, on behalf of the family, Premium Times reported.

“I regret to announce the death of my dear father, Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, who died at the National Hospital Abuja today, 25th January, 2023, by 4a.m. after a brief illness.

“He was recovering after taking proper treatment in the United Kingdom but relapsed a few days ago, leading to multiple cardiac arrests for which he didn’t recover from,” the statement said.


2023: APC Ex-commissioner Dumps PDP for NNPP in Gombe

“Further details and arrangements would be made known to the public after deliberations and meetings are made within the family,” the statement added.


Details later…

Read also: