The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, Uche Ikonne, is dead WesternPost reports.
Ikonne died at the National Hospital Abuja on Wednesday after a brief illness
His son, Dr. Chikezie Uche-Ikonne announced the death in a statement on Wednesday.
“I regret to announce the death of my dear father, Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, who died at the National Hospital Abuja today January 25, 2023 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,” he said.