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Former Anambra Senator, Okonkwo dies at 63

Written by on June 8, 2023

Former lawmaker representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Annie Okonkwo, has reportedly died.

Okonkwo, a foremost businessman and politician, hails from Iruebenebe village, Ojoto in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The deceased represented Anambra Central Senatorial District from 2007 to 2011 under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.

He also contested the governorship seat of Anambra State on several occasions during his active days.

A family source said he died in the United States, where he had been receiving treatment.

He was said to have suffered cancer of the lungs and had been on life support until his demise.


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