The Akwa Ibom state chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ini Okopido was confirmed dead in the early hours of Wednesday at the Ibom Multi specialty Hospital (IBH).
The sad incident was disclosed by a top member of the party in the state. According to the source, Okopido died of multiple organ failure.
“Yes, our state chairman is dead. Infact the entire APC family in the state is in deep mourning. It is a big blow to our party at all levels.
“We commiserate with his wife and children over this irreplaceable loss,” he said on telephone.