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BREAKiNG: Abia PDP Governorship Candidate Ikonne Is Dead



The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State Prof. Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne is dead.

Ikonne, who has been sick since November, after collapsing during PDP governorship rally in Abia township stadium has been receiving medical attention in Abuja.

According to a statement released by his son, Dr Uche- Ikonne Chikezie disclosed he died at the National Hospital, Abuja in the early hours of Wednesday.

He wrote: “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.”

Details shortly…

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