The former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abia State, Professor Uche Ikonne will be buried on April 28, 2023.

He will be laid to rest in his country home, Agburuke Nsulu, Isialangwa North local government area of the state.

A statement by the burial committee of the former Abia State University (ABSU) vice chancellor said a commendation service and singsong will be held in his honour by his church, St. Andrews Anglican Church Agburuke on April 24.

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The committee stated that there would be a colloquium and day of tributes for him on 25th April while a valedictory/Senate session would be held for him by his former place of work, Abia State University, Uturu.


Former Abia PDP Guber Candidate, Prof. Ikonne Set For Burial [See Poster]

According to the committee, Prof Ikonne would be buried on April 28 after a church service at his hometown, Agburuke Nsulu.

He completed his tenure as Vice-chancellor of Abia State University, ABSU, before joining politics and then emerging as the governorship candidate of the PDP.

He died at National Hospital Abuja, in January after he earlier collapsed during a campaign rally in Umuahia.



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