Abia State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate, Prof. Uche Ikonne, is dead.
His death was announced by his son, Dr. chikezie Uche-Ikonne, in a statement issued on Wednesday.
According to him, the PDP candidate died at the National Hospital, Abuja, on Wednesday.
The statement reads:
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“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.”