Abia PDP plunged into sorrow as governorship candidate, Prof Ikonne, dies

The Abia State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) has been plunged into sorrow after the dying of its governorship candidate, Prof Uche Ikonne.

Prof Ikonne’s demise was introduced on Wednesday, through a press release issued by his son, Dr Uche Ikonne.

The assertion reads, “I remorse to announce the dying of my expensive father, Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, who died on the Nationwide Hospital Abuja right this moment January 25, by 4am after a short sickness.

“He was recovering after taking correct remedy in the UK however relapsed just a few days in the past resulting in a number of cardiac arrests from which he didn’t recuperate from.

“Additional particulars and preparations could be made recognized to the general public after deliberations and conferences are made inside the household”.

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Earlier on Tuesday, the PDP Youth Motion had referred to as for the alternative of Professor Ikonne because the occasion’s governorship candidate in Abia state forward of the 2023 basic elections.

Addressing chosen media homes in Abuja, the youths alleged that Ikonne displayed his frail well being standing on the Abia state PDP marketing campaign kick-off at Umuahia someday in November 2023.

The briefing was addressed by Salahudeen Lukman, president, Gbe Benjamin Orduen, nationwide secretary and Elekwachi Joshua, coordinator, southeast zone.

“The credible various earlier than our occasion stays the substitution of runner up of the PDP Abia state gubernatorial major election as consensus candidate to interchange the ailing Prof Uchenna Ikonne.

“This grew to become very sacrosanct and imperatively necessary to allow the great individuals of Abia and PDP members in Abia state proceed to face with our nice occasion,” the group acknowledged.

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