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Abia State Deputy Chief of Staff, Ukpai Agwu Akpai Is Dead.

Abia State Governor,
Ikezie Ikpeazu.

The government of Abia state has lost a top official in the government as the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor; Chief Agwu Ukpai’s has been announced dead.

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and government officials in Abia State were said to be shaken by Ukpai’s death as the cause of his death was not disclosed, but the Commissioner for Information, Mr. John Okiyi-Kalu, stated that Ukpai would be missed by all in government.

According to him, “It is with sorrow and a profound sense of loss that the Abia State Government announces the death of Chief Ukpai Agwu Ukpai, PhD, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor, who passed away in the early hours of yesterday after a brief illness,” Okiyi-Kalu said in a statement.

 “Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, is said to be in total disbelief as he mourns the untimely death of Chief Ukpai, a long-time associate, mentor, and indispensable partner in development.

 “Everyone in Government, in particular, and Abians in general, would miss him tremendously.

 “Our heartfelt condolences go out to the immediate family, Ohafia LGA residents, and the good citizens of Abia State.


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