Udom Gabriel Emmauel, Governor Akwa Ibom State, has lost his 90-years old father, Late Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang.
The late father of the governor of Akwa Ibom State, Late Gabriel Emmanuel died on Sunday night.
A statement released Mr Gabriel Nkanang, the first son of the family, the late father to the governor was 90 years old.
The Senior Special Assistant to the governor on research and documentation, Mr. Essien Ndueso made this known to the public Wednesday night in Uyo, the state capital.
Ndueso, stated that the announcement of the governor’s father was approved by the family head of the deceased, Pastor Edo Ekim.
The announcement reads in parts as follows: “Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has lost his Father, the Late Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang.
“According to a family source, after due clearance from the Head of the Family, Pastor Edo Ekim ( the Father of the celebrity Nollywood actress, Ini Edo), the first Son of the departed Patriarch, Mr. Gabriel Nkanang (Jr.) was authorized to make public the demise of the late Patriarch.”
Meanwhile, according to information made available to this Online media, the burial arrangement will be announced by the family at due date.