Confirmed claims indicate that a former military administrator of Rivers state, retired Brigadier General Anthony Ukpo, has passed on.
Daily Trust reports that Brigadier General Anthony Ukpo died in the morning of Monday, September 6.
A constitutional lawyer, Leonard Anyogu, secretary of the Ogoja State Creation Committee which was chaired by Ukpo, confirmed his death, AIT News adde
Recently, two of his elder siblings, Madam Lydia Ukpo in the USA and Archbishop Joseph Edra Ukpo, passed on
Anyogu revealed that Ukpo died in the morning at an undisclosed hospital after a protracted sickness.
“I can confirm that the former Milad died this morning. He died in a hospital this morning. It is very sad. Cross River State has lost an asset.”