APC chieftain, Ojougboh dies watching AFCON game

A former member of the House of Representatives who represented the Ika Federal Constituency of Delta State, Dr Cairo Ojougboh, is dead.

The politician, who was a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was said to have passed away on Wednesday evening while watching the AFCON semi-finals match between Nigeria and South Africa.

A source close to the politician said, “Cairo Ojougboh, a medical doctor died during the Nigeria vs.South Africa match.

“The incident happened when the penalty was awarded against Nigeria. Dr Ojougboh was said to have shouted and slumped due to massive heart attack when SA scored.”

As of the time of filing this report, his family has yet to issue a statement on his death.

Friends and political associates have been mourning the late politician on social media.

President Bola Tinubu and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, have also issued public statements mourning him.

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