A top Abia state Politician died on Monday after brief illness.
Truetells Nigeria reports that the Deputy Chief of Staff to Abia Governor, Chief Agwu Ukpai, is died.
Ukpai’s death was said to have shaken members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and those within government circles.
The cause of his death wasn’t made public but Commissioner for Information, Mr. John Okiyi-Kalu said Ukpai will be missed by everyone in government.
Okiyi-Kalu, in a statement, said: “It is with sadness and a deep sense of loss that Abia State Government wishes to announce the death of Chief Ukpai Agwu Ukpai, PhD, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor, who passed on in the early hours of today after a brief illness.