#Farewell: Ikonne joins his Ancestors
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the March 11 governorship election in Abia State, Prof Uchenna Ikonne is dead.
His son, Chikezie announced the death of his father on Wednesday in a statement he issued on behalf of the family and titled ” death of professor Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne.”
The statement read “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.”