The Akwa Ibom state chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ini Okopido is dead.
A top member of the party in the state, who confirmed the sad incident, disclosed that Okopido died in the early hours of today at the Ibom Multispecialty Hospital (IBH), Uyo.
According to the source, Okopido died of multiple organ failure.
“Yes, our state chairman is dead. Infact the entire APC family in the state is in deep mourning. It is a big blow to our party at all levels.
“We commiserate with his wife and children over this irreplaceable loss,” he said on telephone.