Governor Udom Emmanuel
The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has lost his father, Gabriel Nkanang.
A message posted on Whatsapp group by Mr Emmanuel’s aide, Aniekeme Finbarr, said the late Mr Nkanang died on Sunday.
He was 90 years.
Gabriel Nkanang, the eldest son of the late Mr Nkanang, has been authorised by the family to make public the news of his death, the statement said.
Burial arrangements will be announced by the family, it added.