Breaking! Abia State PDP Governorship Candidate, Prof. Uchenna Ikonne Dies at 65

Breaking! Abia State PDP Governorship Candidate, Prof. Uchenna Ikonne Dies at 65

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, Professor Uchenna Ikonne has died at the age of 65.

Mr Ikonne, who clinched the party’s gubernatorial ticket in 2022, died on Wednesday morning, January 25, at the National Hospital, Abuja, following a cardiac arrest.

His son, Dr Chikezie Uche-Ikonne, announced this in a statement.

I regret to announce the d£ath of my dear father, Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, who di£d at the National Hospital Abuja today, January 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,” the statement reads.

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