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Huge Loss as Enugu LG PDP Chairman Slumps, Dies During Campaign



The acting chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Udi local government area of Enugu state, SKB Ogbuagu, is dead.

The Punch reported that on Thursday, January 19th, 2023, Ogbuagu collapsed during a town hall meeting of the governorship candidate of the party held at the Ezeagu local government area headquarters.

According to sources, the town hall meeting had ended and everyone was moving to the reception venue when he had a crisis.

The acting chairman, who was said to be asthmatic, was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where he gave up the ghost.

The unfortunate incident happened on Thursday evening, January 19th, however, the party is yet to issue an official statement as of the time of filing this report.

The state party chairman, Augustine Nnamani, is also yet to react to the sad incident.

In another sad development, two members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Wednesday, January 18th, were feared dead following an auto crash along Onuebonyi Road, by Sharon Junction, in Izzi local government area of Ebonyi State. reported that the party supporters were in a chartered vehicle belonging to the Onitsha South Mass Transit.

They were said to be heading for Iboko, Izzi council secretariat, venue of the campaign flag-off of the APC governorship candidate in the state, Francis Nwifuru, on Wednesday, when the incident happened.

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