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Breaking: PDP governorship candidate dies in Abuja

Late Prof Uchenna Ikonne

ABUJA (Sundiata Post) – Prof Uchenna Ikonne, Abia State PDP gubernatorial candidate, is dead. He died in Abuja after a brief illness.

A statement issued by his son, Dr. Uche-Ikonne Ekezie, said he died today (25 January 2022) at the National Hospital, Abuja.

The full statement reads:

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 4am 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.

Further details and arrangements would be made known to the public after deliberations and meetings are made within the family.

Thank you.

Dr Uche- Ikonne Chikezie
For the family.

The current Governor of Abia State, Dr. Ikpeazu had announced previously that the PDP gubernatorial candidate had fallen ill.

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