Abia state Governorship Candidate for the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP) Prof Uchenna Ikonne is Dead, ABN TV reports.

Prof. Ikonne was a former Vice Chancellor of the Abia state University Uturu.

ABN TV learnt that he died on Wednesday at the National Hospital, Abuja.

He had earlier received treatment at a United Kingdom hospital.

Ikonne’s demise was confirmed by his son, Chikezie, in a statement he issued on behalf of the family.


He passed away at the National Hospital Abuja in the early hours of Wednesday, 25th January 2023 after a brief illness, his son Dr Uche- Ikonne Chikezie announced.

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“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”, he said in a statement.


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