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Former Rivers Governor Anthony Ukpo Is Dead

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A former military Administrator of Rivers State, retired Brigadier General Anthony Ukpo, is dead.

Naija News learned that the retired Brigadier General died on Monday morning in an undisclosed hospital as a result of lingering sickness.

Confirming the sad incident, Constitutional lawyer, Leonard Anyogu, said Ukpo died days after two of his elder siblings were reported dead.

Anyogu described the death of the former Minister of Information during General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida regime as tragic and sad.

He said, “I can confirm that the former Milad died this morning. He died in a hospital this morning.

“It is very sad. Cross River State has lost an asset.”

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Ige Olugbenga is a fine-grained journalist. He loves the smell of a good lead and has a penchant for finding out something nobody else knows. Gbenga is an alumnus of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State and The Polytechnic, Ibadan.