Benue: Health Commissioner, Ikwulono is dead

The Benue State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr Emmanuel Ikwulono is dead.

Dr Ikwulono died on Wednesday afternoon after spending three months as Commissioner.

A Government House source, who confirmed the news, said that the Commissioner died of complications after undergoing a surgery for an undisclosed illness at a hospital in Jos, according to Vanguard.

The source also revealed that the deceased had attended the last State Executive Council meeting last week.

“His death came as a rude shock this evening,” the source said.

Before his death, Ikwulono was sworn in on August 5, 2020, after Dr Sunday Ongbabo resigned, as a member of the State Executive Council.

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