Thursday, January 28, 2021

Sad day as prominent Nigerian lawmaker dies .

 The majority leader of the Delta state House of Assembly, Tim Kome Owhefere, is dead.


 The Nation reports that Owhefere died on Wednesday night, January 27, at the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, after being hospitalised for about two weeks. The news media stated though there is yet to be an official statement on his demise, several sources have confirmed the sad development on Thursday morning, January 28. 

Owhefere was said to have been on oxygen for a week before his death, raising speculations that he died of COVID-19. 

The speculations are causing anxiety among his colleagues who reportedly visited him at the hospital. The deceased lawmaker until his death represented Isoko North constituency. 

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