Sad news as the Akwa Ibom State PDP Chairman Udo Ekpenyong dies of Covid 19
It’s really a sad day for the People Democratic Party in Akwa Ibom State as the Akwa Ibom State PDP Chairman Udo Ekpenyong dies.
According to a public release by the state secretary, Borono Bassey who expressed deep sadness and consoling words to the family of the Akwa Ibom State PDP Chairman Udo Ekpenyong.
In the public release it states,
The State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Akwa Ibom State, Obong (Hon.) Udo Ekpenyong has passed on.
According to his physicians, He died in the early hours of Tuesday, January 19, 2020 from complications traceable to the novel Covid-19 virus.
Obong Udo Ekpenyong who assumed office as the 6th State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Akwa Ibom State was the immediate past Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Akwa Ibom State and a former member of the National Executive Committee of our Party. He was also a former Political Adviser to Governor Victor Attah as well as a one time Chairman of Ukanafun Local Government Area.
Our Party, the PDP has been thrown into unimaginable grief by the news of his passing even as we condole with the bereaved family.
We are confident that God Almighty who is the source of all comfort will grant us the grace to bear this tragic loss.