The former acting governor of Delta state, Rt Hon Sam Obi, passed away in the early hours of Saturday.
The circumstances that led to his sudden appearance are not known as they were during the press, but reliable sources confirm that his body is kept in Asaba’s morgue.
The late Sam Obi represented the northeastern state of the constituency of Ika for three terms (2003-2015) at the Delta State House and became acting governor in 2010 after a court canceled the 2007 election of former governor Emmanuel Uduaghan and ordered re-election.
After his death he was the chief supervisor of the Oracle Ministry of God, Asaba.
Spokesperson of pan-Yoruba sociopolitical group, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, is dead.
Odumakin’s death has just been confirmed by his wife, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, who responded to a telephone call made to her by Tribune Online
Amidst sobbing, she said she was on her way to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, right now, declaring repeatedly that: “Part of me is gone.”
The late spokesperson of Afenifere has been off the public glare for the past week, as he was said to be receiving treatment for some undisclosed ailments.
The member representing Jos North-Bassa Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Haruna Maitala has passed away.
After confirming the death, his aide Philip Adik said on Friday afternoon that the federal deputy had died in a car accident on Abuja Jos Street.
A family member confirmed his death to PREMIUM TIMES on Saturday morning.
He died along with his son, driver and a security guard who were all in the vehicle, our sources said.
Until his tragic death, Hon Haruna Maitala was an extraordinary father and leader. His wisdom and vision for Nigeria made him a adored by many.
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