The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, is dead.
Ikonne died early hours of Wednesday, in Abuja, a statement signed on behalf of the family by Dr Uche-Ikonne Chikezie said.
“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,” Dr Uche-Ikonne Chikezie said.
Chikezie said further details and burial arrangements would be made known to the public after family meetings.