Late Udo Ekpenyong

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Akwa Ibom State, Udo Ekpenyong, is dead.

Mr Ekpenyong died of covid 19 on Monday in Uyo, an official of the Akwa Ibom government who did not want his name revealed, Tuesday morning.

Late Mr Ekpenyong, before his election as the state PDP chairman last year was the commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in the state. He was known to be a strong ally of Governor Udom Emmanuel.

It could be noted that Akwa Ibom State has lost two other prominent figures recently, a Nsikak Edwark, a former Chief of Air staff who died of renal failure, and a former military governor of the state, Nkanga Idongesit who died of COVID-19.

Source: Premium Times

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