Delta State Governor Kenneth Octar has died just months after burying his father.
Okpara, a member of the People’s Democratic Party, passed away on Friday.
The former Delta State Commissioner of Finance and Economic Planning buried his father in August 2021.
According to a source close to the family, Okapara was advised to withdraw from his political career due to health problems, but he refused.
“He was on dialysis and could not do it yesterday,” the source added.
Delta State Urban Renewal Commissioner Arthur Akpowo confirmed the death in a post on his official Facebook page: “Iku will remember you for a long time. RIP Kenneth O. Oct.
At the time of writing, no official statement has been issued by the family, and no cause of death has been identified.