The lawmaker representing Oron Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Nse Ekpenyong, is dead.
Ekpenyong, 58, reportedly died on Saturday.
The news was broken by the chairman of Mbo Local Government area, Asuqwo Eyo, confirmed the death toHe said the federal lawmaker was not ill.
Mbo is Ekpenyong’s localities.
Ekpenyong, representing Oron Federal Constituency of Akwa lbom State, would have completed his second term in May 2023.
He is a former member of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly and a former deputy chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa lbom State.
Before joining politics, he served as the Managing Director of Based/Investment Trust Co Nigeria Ltd and later the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Brule Integrated Nigeria Ltd.