Akwa Ibom PDP chairman, Ekpenyong dies from COVID-19

By AdvocateNews on 19/01/2021

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Udo Ekpenyong
Udo Ekpenyong

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

Ekpenyong reportedly died in the early hours of Tuesday, January 19, 2021.

Though, it was not.clear as to the cause of his death, sources said he may have died as a result of COVID-19.
However, a family source who pleaded anonymity said he died after a protracted illness.
He was said to have died in an undisclosed hospital having been isolated for about three weeks.

The late PDP chairman who was a former commissioner of local government and chieftaincy affairs in the State hailed from Ukanafun Local Government Area of the state

He was elected as the PDP state chairman less than one year ago.

As at the time of filing this report, Akwa Ibom State government and the PDP are yet to issue an official statement concerning his death.

Posted 19/01/2021 9:50:15 PM

 

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