By Our Correspondent
About two months to the governorship election in Nigeria, a gubernatorial candidate Prof. Uchenna Ikonne has passed on.
Blueprint reports that Prof. Ikonne is the People’s Democratic Party governorship candidate in Abia state.
His first son Chikezie Uche-Ikonne confirmed his demise on Wednesday January 25, 2023,
His message reads, “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.”