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Tragedy strikes in Benue as health commissioner dies few months after assumption of office

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.