- The PDP in the local Ughelli North administrative district has lost its chairman, Chief Lawrence Agbatutu
- Chief Agbatutu’s death was announced on Monday. November 22nd, by an adviser to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa
- Nothing has been said about what led to the death of the PDP chief, nor has the party an official statement on it Development released
Ughelli North LGA, Delta – A chief of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta, Chief Lawrence Agbatutu has been reported dead.
Agbatutu’s death was announced on Monday November 22nd by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s special media assistant, Ovie Success Ossai, on his Facebook page given.
Ossai wrote on the social media platform:
“We have just got the chairman of the PDP from Ughelli North, Hon. Lawrence Agbatutu, lost.
“May his soul tear.”
Until his death, Agbatutu was the PDP chairman in the local administrative district Ughelli North of the S State, reports Tribune.
Former Delta State commissioner Kenneth Okpara is dead
Meanwhile, Kenneth Okpara, former commissioner for economic planning and finance for the state Delta and hopeful governor of 2023, dead.
Okpara, a member of the PDP, is said to have struggled with an unknown disease for the past three years.
He is said to have died in the early morning hours of November 19th in an unknown hospital.
A PDP chief confirmed the message with the words: < / p>
“Yes, Kenneth Okpara is dead, he died this morning around 4:00 am and that’s it, I can only say for now. May his soul rest in peace. Amen. “
The international financial expert and astute politician died in the oil-rich city of Warri.
Okpara had before his untimely death received support across the state for his ambitions as governor.
Olorogun Arthur Akpowowo, a acting commissioner of the state, confirmed the death in a post on his Facebook page, writing: < / p>
“Eku will remember you for a long time to come. RIP Kenneth O. Okpara.”
High number of deaths among former political office holders in Delta
Recall that Joseph Ajirioghene Ogeh, the past Delta Commissioner for Housing, recently died.
Ogeh, a Architect, died barely 24 hours after the Isoko-Nation lost the renowned historian and former education officer Prof. Abednego Ekoko tte.