Professor Uche Eleazar Ikonne, the PDP governorship candidate for Abia State has been confirmed dead today.
Dr. Uche Ikonne, son to the deceased, made the announcement to the press.
He said in his statement, “I regret to announce the death of my dear father, Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, who died at the National Hospital Abuja today January 2023
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.
“Further details and arrangements would be made known to the public after deliberations and meetings are made within the family”.