A report just reaching us says that the Abia State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for the forthcoming general election, Prof. Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne is dead.
Prof. Ikonne, the former Vice-Chancellor of Abia State University, had been seen in any public function for a few weeks
His Death was made public by his son in a statement on behalf of the family, which reads
“I regret to announce the death of my dear father, Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, who died at the National Hospital Abuja today January 2023
25, by 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 from.
“Further details and arrangements would be made known to the public after deliberations and meetings are made within the family”.
May the soul of the departed rest in peace