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Breaking: 46 days to poll, Abia PDP Governorship Candidate dies

Ikonne died at the National Hospital Abuja on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at 4.00 am during a brief illness.

The People’s Democratic Party governorship candidate for Abia State in the March 11 election, Prof. Uche Ikonne, has passed on.

Ikonne died at the National Hospital Abuja on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at 4.00 am during a brief illness.

His son, Dr Chikezie Uche-Ikonne, announced this on Wednesday in a statement obtained by Persecondnews.

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“I regret to announce the death of my dear father, Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, who died at the National Hospital Abuja today January 2023, 25, by 4 am 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 from 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,” he said.

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