Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Politics

 

Politics

 

Nigeria politics

Former Acting Governor and General Overseer Is Dead

The Former Acting Governor of Delta State Rt Hon. Prince Sam Obi from Ute -Okpu community, Ika North Local Government Area of Delta State is dead. 

He was the Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly in 2010 and was sworn in as the Acting Governor of Delta State when the Appeal Court nullified the election of the then Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan pending when the rerum election would be held. 

The former Acting Governor, Speaker of House of Assembly and General Overseer died in the early hours of today Saturday 03/03/2021 in his residence.

It was gathered that he had been battling an undisclosed ailment for some years and in 2019 he was flown abroad for treatment due to his deteriorating health condition. 

The late law maker represented the Ika North East State constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly for three consecutive terms from 2003-2015. He was later elected as the Speaker of the House of Assembly and subsequently became the Acting Governor of the state when fate smiled on him.

It is worthy of note that the late former Acting Governor until his death, was the General Overseer of a church called Oracle of God Ministry, Asaba. His remains have since been deposited in the Mortuary. Condolences to his family.

Content created and supplied by: Ok-precious (via Opera News )

Asaba Delta State House of Assembly Ika North Ika North East State Sam Obi

COMMENTS

Load app to read more comments