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Abia PDP Chairman slumps, Dies at Umuahia



The Chairman of Arochukwu Local Government Area, Abia State, under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Onyekachi Okoro is dead.

Okoro was until his dead, the Transition Committee Chairman of the Local Government.

He slumped in Umuahia and was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, where he was confirmed dead.

One of the PDP Chieftains confirmed his death to our correspondence.

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Anthony Nwankwo, the State PDP Chairman, while addressing the issues at the Federal Medical Centre revealed that the deceased was in a meeting with some officials of the Council in Umuahia before he slumped.

His statement: “The man had a meeting with the council’s Head of Service and Treasurer in Umuahia.

“Thereafter, he visited the house of our leader (name witheld). At the place, he went into the rest room.

“When he came out of the rest room, he started feeling somehow and eventually slumped.”

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Nwankwo, the PDP Chairman said that Medical Doctor was contacted immediately but all efforts to resuscitate him failed.

Meanwhile, the Okoro was appointed as Local Government Chairman in December, 2019 died in January 2020. He is dead is painful to his supporters

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