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Abia State PDP governorship candidate, Uchenna Ikonne, is d£ad – Instablog9ja

Uchenna Ikonne, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, has di£d at the age of 65.

Mr Ikonne, who clinched the party’s gubernatorial ticket in 2022, di£d on Wednesday morning, January 25, at the National Hospital, Abuja, following a cardiac arrest.

His son, Dr Chikezie Uche-Ikonne, announced this in a statement.

“I regret to announce the d£ath of my dear father, Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, who di£d at the National Hospital Abuja today, January 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,” the statement reads.