The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom State, Udo Ekpenyong, has died.
Ekpenyong died of COVID-19 complications on Monday, January 18, 2021 in Uyo
He emerged PDP chairman in the state in 2020. Prior to that he was the commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in the state.
Akwa Ibom State lost two other prominent figures recently, a former Chief of Air Staff, Nsikak Edouk who died of renal failure, and a former military governor of the state, Idongesit Nkanga who died of COVID-19.