Abia PDP Governorship Candidate, Ikonne, Is Dead
The Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Professor Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, Is dead.
A statement by his son, Dr. Chikezie Uche-Ikonne disclosed he died at the National Hospital, Abuja, in the early hours of Wednesday.
He wrote: “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.”
Before emerging Abia State Governorship Candidate of the PDP for the 2023 elections, Prof Ikonne served as the Vice Chancellor of Abia State University.