The Abia State Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Prof Uche Ikonne, is dead.
This was announced in a statement, reportedly, by his son, Dr Uche Ikonne, on Wednesday, January 25.
The statement read,
“DEATH OF PROFESSOR ELEAZEAR UCHENNA IKONNE
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.
Dr Uche- Ikonne Chikezie
For the family.