Anambra State House of Assembly Majority Leader Nnamdi Okafor is dead.
Known better as Akajiugo Awka, Okafor represented the Awka South Constituency 1 in the state House of Assembly.
According to Punch newspaper, the lawmaker reportedly slumped and died in the early hours of Wednesday in a Hotel in Sandton City, Johannesburg, South Africa, and was confirmed dead hours later.
He was said to have travelled with his colleagues in the state assembly for a legislative retreat.
At the time of filing this report, details of the cause of his death are yet to be established.