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BREAKING!!! Abia Deputy Chief of Staff Dies After Brief Illness

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BREAKING!!! Abia Deputy Chief of Staff Dies After Brief Illness



After a brief illness, the governor of Abia state’s deputy chief of staff died.



The government of Abia state has lost a top official in the form of Abia Governor, Chief Agwu Ukpai’s Deputy Chief of Staff.

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and government officials were said to be shaken by Ukpai’s death.

Although the cause of his death was not disclosed, Commissioner for Information, Mr. John Okiyi-Kalu, stated that Ukpai would be missed by all in government.

“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 today after a brief illness,” Okiyi-Kalu said in a statement.

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“Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, is in 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.

“May God give the bereaved family the strength to bear the loss, and may Chief Ukpai’s soul rest in the Lord’s bosom.”

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