Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr. Jude Onyia is dead. Onyia died in Agbor, the council headquarters on Thursday.

He was said to be in his sixties before the sudden death. Circumstances surrounding the sudden demise were still sketchy as at the time of filing this report. Close sources to the party chairman said he had record of illness, adding that he was very healthy.

The sources expressed shock over the sad incident. Publicity secretary of the PDP in the state, Ifeanyi Osuoza confirmed the unfortunate development. Osuoza, in an emotional reply to a WhatsApp enquiry by our correspondent said the incident was true.

“Sadly, it is true. We shall miss him. It is our prayer that the Almighty God will forgive his shortcomings and grant him eternal rest. Amen,” Osuoza stated.


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2023: Popular presidential candidate finally announces running mate [PICS]

As the 2023 elections draw near, Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), on Thursday officially announced a lawyer, Haruna Garba Magashi, as his running mate. POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Sowore made the announcement in Abuja.

According to the media entrepreneur, Magashi has all it takes to deliver his state of origin, Kano State, for the AAC in the 2023 presidential election. “We hope to defeat APC (All Progressives Congress) over there because the governor (Abdullahi Ganduje) has messed up; we know that we will defeat PDP (Peoples Democratic Party), that’s the party that’s in crisis as we speak,” Sowore said.

“We don’t need to talk about the Labour Party (LP) in Kano because the party doesn’t exist. “We know that we will defeat Alhaji Rabiu Kwankawso and his party, the NNPP (New Nigeria Peoples Party) in Kano because we have got someone who is from there.”


Source: Politics Nigeria