The death has occurred of the Benue State Commissioner for Health, Emmanuel Ikwulono.
The cause of his death is unclear but according to Punch newspaper, “the commissioner died as a result of complications from surgery for an undisclosed hospital.”
“He attended the last State Executive Council meeting last week and subsequently went for the surgery.
“His death came as a rude shock this evening.” The paper quoted a government house source as revealing.
The deceased commissioner assumed office in August 2020, following the resignation of Sunday Ongbabo.