BREAKING: Abia PDP Governorship Candidate, Uche Ikonne, Is Dead
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Abia State, Prof Uche Ikonne, is dead.
TalkGlitz gathered that he died in the early hours of Wednesday at the National Hospital, Abuja.
Ikonne had earlier received treatment at a United Kingdom hospital but was rushed to the Abuja hospital after his illness relapsed.
Ikonne’s demise was confirmed by his son, Chikezie, in a statement he issued on behalf of the family.
The statement read, “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 at 4 am 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 from which he didn’t recover.
“Further details and arrangements would be made known to the public after deliberations and meetings are made within the family.”