A member of the Delta State House of Assembly identified as Kenneth Ogba is dead.
Until his death, Ogba was the member representing Isoko South Constituency 1, in the State Assembly, reportedly died on Sunday, June 27, evening.
The lawmaker slumped after attending a function at Oleh in Isoko South Local Government Area of the state, the PUNCH reports.
The lawmaker was subsequently rushed to Mary Martha hospital, Oleh, headquarters of Isoko South Local Government Area after he slumped and was confirmed dead on arrival.
Ogba’s death is coming some months after the former majority leader of the Delta State Assembly, Tim Owhefere died in Asaba.
Sheriff Oborevwori, Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, has expressed shock over Ogba’s sudden demise.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, on Monday, the Speaker described the death of the lawmaker as one too many, saying that the news of his demise came to him as a rude shock.
While describing the late lawmaker as very dedicated and a true representative of his people, the Speaker said that the House has once again lost a vibrant member.
The statement reads, “I’m totally devastated over the sudden demise of a dedicated member of the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Kenneth Ogba. It is really hard to believe that Hon Ogba is no more.
“His death is one too many and a very big blow to the House. He came to the House with a high spirit and very determined to learn and make a good representation of his people.”
Breastfeeding acts as babies’ first vaccine – UN
EndSars: Police recover weapons from hoodlum who looted armory, make arrest
PHOTOS: Kiddwaya throws shade as he shares photos with fellow BBNaija star Lilo
Police nab Abia Ministry Director for extorting N500 from students
COVID-19: Nigeria records 11 deaths, 444 new infections – NCDC
Archbishop of Enugu decries lockdown in South East
17 dead, 85 buildings burnt in Plateau killings – CP
FIFA launches campaign on mental health awareness
Sound Sultan: 18 things to know about throat cancer
Court acquits ex-NBA President of N1.4bn fraud charge
Igboho, Kanu: Who is naive now? BY Adekunle Ade-Adeleye
Expertise in household chores doesn’t make better wives – Blessing Okoro
Nigerians blast American rapper, Bia, for saying she doesn’t know Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido
VIDEO: Angry indigene calls out road contractor over substandard road project in Edo
Mourinho tells Ozil his girlfriend slept with everyone at Inter, Milan – Perez audio leaks
Naira Marley’s signee, Zinoleesky acquires brand new car
VIDEO: Will I remain single if someone sweeps over my feet with a broom?
VIDEO: Gani Adams rallies Benin Republic monarchs for Sunday Igboho
FIDIO: Ǹjẹ́ Gbogbo Akitiyan Ìjọba Láti Mú Ẹ̀yìn Olóyè Sunday Ìgbòho Balẹ̀ Yìí Tọ́ Àbí Kò Tọ́?
VIDEO: Pastor Tunde Bakare declares National Movement
VIDEO: CCTV footage of nine-year-old suspect setting Prince Ebeano supermarket in Abuja on fire
VIDEO: Bandits release 28 abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School
VIDEO: Ladipo Market traders clash with security operatives
VIDEO: I passed through a lot in Oman, assaulted, owed wages, drugged and deported – Funmilayo Fehintola
News23 hours ago
COVID-19: NCDC announces 407 new infections as doctors strike begins
News6 hours ago
FG ready to support states on e-governance, digital transformation – Pantami
Sports24 hours ago
Olympics: D’Tigress crash out after defeat to Japan
News19 hours ago
Uzodinma recalls Attorney general three months after sack
Sports18 hours ago
Netherlands’ Hassan clinches women’s Olympics 5000m gold
Entertainment16 hours ago
BBNaija: Maria was first lady that caught my attention – White Money
Entertainment18 hours ago
BBNaija S6: I really want a relationship with Angel – Sammie
Entertainment16 hours ago
BBNaija: Why I respect Angel – Cross