Abia PDP Chieftain dies few days after picking nomination forms

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Abia state, Hon. Egwuatu Egbulefu, has died just few days after picking his nomination forms.

According to reports, the late Egbulefu, before his sudden death on Monday, had last week picked nomination forms of the PDP in Abuja to contest for Aba North/Aba South Federal Constituency seat in the 2019 general elections.

The real cause of his death could not be ascertained as at press time, but according to Daily Post, a close associate of the late politician, who gave his name as Nwogwugwu, said on Tuesday morning that the deceased passed away shortly after a meeting with his supporters in Abia Hotel on Monday.

He said, “Yes, Chief Egwuatu Egbulefu died on Monday afternoon after a meeting he convened at Abia hotel in Abia. He died around 2pm yesterday.”

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