Prof Uche Ikonne, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abia State has been pronounced death.
Ikonne’s demise was announced via a statement signed by his son Dr Uche- Ikonne Chikezie – on behalf of the family.
According to the family, Ikonne died at the National Hospital Abuja today, 25th January 2023 by 4am after a brief illness.
Read the full statement below.
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.