The transition chairman of Arochukwu Local Government of Abia state, Onyekachi Okoro is reported dead. Mr. Okoro was reported to have died on Thursday when he came back from work.
Although information concerning his death was sketchy as at the time of this report, it was gathered that the late Okoro held a brief meeting in his office after which he visited some political stakeholders in Arochukwu.
Sources said that they suspected that the TC chairman may have died as a result of heart attack or heart-related issue. The late council boss was said to have collapsed at his home and was immediately rushed to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia were doctors reportedly confirmed him dead.
When contacted, the state commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu said that the family of the TC chairman is yet to get in touch with the state government, adding that it is not in the position of the state government to confirm such incident.
Okiyi said that the government would not confirm or make any statement on the development until it was notified by the family.