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Local govt Chairman dead months after coffin parade

The Chairman of Nsukka Local Government in Enugu State, Patrick Omeje, is dead

It was reported that Omeje died in the early hours of Tuesday.

The cause of death of the local council boss is still not known but he reportedly fell sick last week.

The deceased was re-elected as a Local Government Chairman, along three others on March, 1st 2020.


However, he faced heavy opposition during his return bid.

In January, youths in the area protested against Omeje and walked around the streets of Nsukka with a mock coffin.

They accused him of performing very poorly during his first tenure and advised Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi not to consider him for re-election

The youths while protesting, paraded a mock coffin, which was eventually seized by the police. The demonstration took off at Opi Junction.

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