Rt. Hon Chinedum Elechi, the Director Basic of the marketing campaign group (Uche ndi Abia) of the late governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Get together in Abia state, Professor Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, and ex-deputy Speaker of Abia Home of Meeting, has expressed grief on the surprising passage of Ikonne on Wednesday.
He was talking in a terse launch signed and issued on Wednesday in Umuahia the Abia state capital.
The late Prof Uche Ikonne, earlier than his emergence because the governorship standard-bearer of the ruling Peoples Democratic Get together within the state, was a former Vice Chancellor of the Abia State College Uturu (ABSU).
DAILY POST learnt that the Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP, candidate for the March 11 governorship election in Abia State, Prof. Uchenna Ikonne had died on Wednesday on the Nationwide Hospital, Abuja.
He had earlier acquired therapy at a United Kingdom hospital.
Ikonne’s demise was confirmed by his son, Chikezie, in a press release he issued on behalf of the household.
The assertion learn, “I remorse to announce the dying of my pricey father, Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, who died on the Nationwide Hospital Abuja at the moment, twenty fifth January 2023 by 4am after a quick sickness.
“He was recovering after taking correct therapy in the UK however relapsed a number of days in the past resulting in a number of cardiac arrests for which he didn’t get well from”.
Nonetheless, whereas reacting to the most recent improvement within the launch on Wednesday, Mr Elechi who additionally doubled as the present Director Basic of the PDP central marketing campaign council, consoled with the household on the unlucky demise of their principal and prayed to almighty God to grant the late Uchenna Ikonne’s soul everlasting relaxation.
In accordance with the discharge which partly said, “it’s with a heavy coronary heart however with complete submission to the desire of God that the Uche Ndi Abia Marketing campaign Organisation announce the passing of our Principal and the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) Governorship Candidate for the 2023 normal elections, Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne.
“We condole with the household of our late principal.
“Might his soul relaxation in peace and should his reminiscence be a blessing to his household”.