Nigerian Lawmaker Slumps and Dies Hours After Church Thanksgiving Service

A Nigerian lawmaker representing Isoko South Constituency 1 in the Delta state House of Assembly, Kenneth Ogba, has died on Sunday evening, June 27, shortly after attending a church thanksgiving service in Isoko South Local Government Area of the state. 

Politicians in Delta state are mourning the death of Kenneth Ogba. 

It is reported that Kenneth was discussing with friends at a popular hotel in Oleh when he suddenly slumped and his death has been confirmed by a hospital. 

A close family source who pleaded anonymity disclosed that the politician was rushed to a hospital in the town where doctors pronounced him dead and the corpse deposited in a mortuary in Oleh, lamenting that the wife of the deceased has been hospitalised due to shock of her husband’s death. 

PM News reported that some of the lawmaker’s political allies in Isoko confirmed his death to journalists. 

Sources suggested that the deceased might have died of an unspecified health-related issue. 

The publication stated that Ogba’s death is coming barely six months after the former Majority Leader of the Delta Assembly, Hon Tim Owhefere, died in Asaba. 

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