Chief Johnson Onuigbo, the Chairman of the Interim Caretaker Committee of the ruling-Peoples Democratic Party in Abia is dead.
A member of the family told newsmen in Umuahia on Tuesday that Onuigbo died on Monday evening at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia.
The source said on the condition of anonymity that “he died after a brief illness at FMC and (his corpse) has been deposited at the mortuary.”
He declined further information regarding the cause of his death.
The Publicity Secretary of the party, Mrs Love Ezema, said in a telephone interview that she was shocked when she heard the news of the death.