Member-elect representing Pengana constituency within the Plateau State House of Assembly on the Platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Ezekiel Afon is lifeless.
Hon. Afon, who received his re-election into the state House of Assembly died few hours after he was declared winner of the state Assembly election within the constituency.
Plateau State Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Bashir Sati confirmed the demised of Hon. Afon in a phone interview in Jos, Plateau State.
He stated Hon. Afon had taken ailing and was flown overseas for therapy, however he died on Sunday after he was declared winner of the election.
“Yes, I was at the collation centre when I was called that Hon. Ezekiel Afon is dead. He was sick and was taken out of the country for treatment, but I was told that he died today.”
Hon. Sati stated the loss of life of Hon. Afon was unlucky notably now that the celebration within the space was celebrating his victory.
Hon. Afon was elected member of the state House of Assembly in 2015 on the platform of PDP, however he defected to the ruling APC the place he was re-elected member representing Pengana constituency.